Baked Italian Meatballs. Deliciously cheesy meatballs are a snap to make, & perfect served over pasta for an easy dinner.
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Baked Italian Meatballs

These deliciously cheesy baked Italian meatballs are a snap to make, and perfect served over pasta for a quick and easy dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 521kcal
Author: Tania @ The Cook's Pyjamas

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200C (180C fan forced).
  • Spread half of the tomato pasta sauce over the base of a medium sized casserole dish.
  • Arrange the meatballs in a single layer over the tomato pasta sauce.
  • Spread the remainder of the tomato pasta sauce over the meatballs. 
  • Scatter grated mozzarella over the top of the pasta sauce. 
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until the cheese is golden and the dish is bubbling.
  • Serve over pasta, or with mashed potato and vegetables. 

Notes

This recipe uses about half a batch of my homemade freezer-friendly meatballs.  So if making the meatballs from scratch, consider making two containers of these baked meatballs, and pop one in the freezer for an emergency meal. 

Nutrition

Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.2g | Protein: 33.7g | Fat: 37.1g | Cholesterol: 127.4mg | Sodium: 979mg | Sugar: 7.8g | Vitamin A: 16% | Vitamin C: 4%