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Meatball Pizza Casserole

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Meatball Pizza Casserole
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 2
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Enjoy dinner tonight with this cheesy Italian meatballs and pasta casserole recipe that’s baked and ready in just an hour!
Updated May 20, 2013

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. (1 cup) uncooked rotini (spiral pasta)
  • 1/4 lb. frozen precooked Italian meatballs, slightly thawed (about 4 meatballs)
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can chunky pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 3 oz. (3/4 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 1-quart casserole. Cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2
    Cut each meatball in half. In greased casserole, combine meatball halves, pizza sauce, olives and cooked rotini; mix well. Cover.
  • 3
    Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly. Uncover casserole; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use any flavor or variety of pizza sauce in this easy casserole.
  • tip 2
    To make this casserole ahead of time, prepare it as directed except for the cheese. Cover and refrigerate it for up to 24 hours; bake it for 40 to 45 minutes, adding the cheese as directed in the recipe.

Nutrition Information

560 Calories, 26g Total Fat, 28g Protein, 53g Total Carbohydrate, 13g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 3/4 Cups
Calories
560
Calories from Fat
230
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
12g
60%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1920mg
80%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
13g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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