12 Best Meatball Casserole Recipes

Deconstructed Meatball Sandwich


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Frozen, pre-cooked meatballs are one of the best convenience foods at the grocery store. Combine them with other delicious ingredients in a casserole dish and you can have a satisfying dinner ready in a snap. These recipes with frozen pre-cooked meatballs are quick, easy, delicious and sure to be a hit with the family. In fact, when you make one batch, why not make two and freeze the second! On a day when you're just too tired to cook, or you're rushing between commitments, just pull one out of the freezer and reheat it. Of course, you can make your own meatballs, but frozen meatballs are all you need to make these simple and quick dinner recipes taste absolutely great.

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    Meatball Mac and Cheese

    Meatball Alfredo
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    Creamy, rich, and hearty, this meatball mac and cheese recipe is perfect for family dinners, especially on cold or rainy days when you're craving something to warm your tummy. Wonderfully rich and comforting, this is a great make-ahead recipe to prepare on weekends and freeze, for heating up as a quick and hearty weeknight supper. You can add green beans if you like, for extra crunch and vitamins.

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    Meatball and Fries Casserole

    Meatballs and fries
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    Your kids will tell everyone they've got the coolest mom or dad ever when you serve up this meatball and fries casserole for dinner! Parents will love how easy and delicious main dish recipe is to prepare, using frozen pre-cooked meatballs, store-bought Alfredo sauce, and frozen French fries. This hearty main dish recipe that's perfect for families is like a tater tot casserole, but more creamy and flavorful.

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    Pesto Meatball Risotto

    Pesto Risotto

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    Pesto meatball risotto is a delicious combination that is the perfect one-dish meal. That's just what this recipe does. Use precooked frozen meatballs for this yummy, filling meat and rice recipe that you can put on the table in just 30 minutes.

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    Deconstructed Meatball Sandwich Casserole

    Deconstructed Meatball Sandwich
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    Everyone's favorite meatball sandwich gets the cooking show treatment, in this fun, deconstructed meatball sandwich casserole recipe that's a perfect casserole for feeding a crowd or a hungry family. Deconstructed recipes that combine familiar ingredients in an unexpected way are popular these days, and this one is super-easy to prepare, especially when you use store-bought frozen meatballs and jarred spaghetti sauce (we won't tell anyone if you don't).

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    Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

    Spaghetti and meatball casserole
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    Baked spaghetti and meatballs is comfort food at its best. It's also a busy home cook's best friend, with just five ingredients in this super-easy main dish casserole recipe. Adults and kids alike will enjoy digging into tender pasta baked with soft and savory meatballs in a lightly seasoned tomato sauce. Add Parmesan cheese on top for cheese lovers.

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    Meatball Stew en Casserole

    Meatball Stew en Casserole
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    Yes, you read the title correctly! Meatball stew en casserole is a fun and creative take on the traditional meatball stew. Just bake your meatballs, sauté your garlic and onion, and cover with your prepared mashed potatoes, and you'll have dinner on the table in under 40 minutes. 

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    Red and White Tortellini Meatball Casserole

    Italian tortellini with meat sauce

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    What's red, white, and delicious all over? It's this attractive, super-simple baked pasta recipe for red and white tortellini meatball casserole! With only five ingredients, this unbelievably easy dinner recipe takes just five minutes to put together and is tasty enough to serve company. Add frozen, precooked meatballs to the casserole before baking, for a one-dish dinner that's almost too good to be true.

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    Chicken Broccoli Ziti Alfredo Bake

    Chicken Broccoli Ziti Alfredo Bake
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    This chicken broccoli ziti alfredo bake is a simple, well rounded one-dish meal. Try substituting frozen meatballs for the chicken, for a heartier casserole dish that's wonderfully satisfying. It's so easy to make with store-bought alfredo sauce, and just one cooking dish to clean up later. You can prepare this yummy dish up to three days ahead of time, for easy reheating.

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    Italian Wedding Pasta Casserole

    Italian Wedding Pasta Casserole
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    This family favorite casserole is closely inspired by the popular Italian wedding soup. Rich, jarred Alfredo sauce and lots of fresh basil make this Italian wedding pasta casserole creamy and flavorful. Use frozen beef or chicken meatballs for this easy, cheesy, baked casserole dish that can be prepared and on the table in an hour from start to finish. The recipe includes chopped, fresh red bell peppers and spinach leaves, for extra nutrition.

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    Armenian Style Kufta Meatball Casserole With Potatoes

    Armenian Style Kufta With Potatoes
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    Armenian Style Kufta (also called kofta or kafta) is a traditional Middle Eastern meatball casserole with plenty of delicious variations. This version, which hails originally from Armenia, is layered with potatoes, tomatoes, and meatballs. Frozen, precooked meatballs (use chicken, beef, or even lamb meatballs, depending on your tastes) make this savory baked casserole so easy to put together. It's great served with crusty, buttered baguette slices, and a tossed green salad on the side.

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    Hash Brown Casserole

    Hash Brown Casserole With Meatballs and Chives
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    Who doesn't love hash browns? The popular hash brown casserole side dish becomes a meaty, cheesy, satisfying main dish for weekend brunch or lunches when you substitute precooked meatballs for sausage in this recipe. Enjoy this filling, mouth-watering family casserole dish, that includes sour cream, Cheddar cheese, and creamy condensed soups for extra thickness and richness.

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    Turkish Meatball and Potato Casserole Recipe

    Turkish Meatball and Potato Casserole Recipe
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    Here's a beloved recipe from Turkish cuisine that's sure to make your family smile. This Turkish meatball and potato casserole recipe delivers amazing flavor because it's double-cooked, making it especially tender and juicy. This recipe also reheats well, so you can make it on the weekend, to heat and serve quickly on busy weeknights. Use frozen, precooked meatballs and canned tomatoes, for a simple preparation of this international recipe, that may become a family favorite.