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Top 10 Meatball Casserole Recipes


Frozen precooked meatballs are one of the best convenience foods on the market. Combine them with other delicious ingredients in a casserole dish and you have dinner ready in a snap. These recipes are quick, easy, delicious, and sure to be a hit with the family. In fact, when you make one, make two, then freeze the second. On a day when you're just too tired to cook, pull one out of the freezer and reheat it. Of course, you can make your own meatballs with my recipe for Easy Meatballs instead. It's up to you! Yum.

1. Italian Wedding Pasta Casserole

Italian Wedding Pasta
Linda Larsen

This casserole is a take-off on Italian Wedding Soup. It's delicious, creamy, flavorful, beautiful, and satisfying. And even though it's a casserole, it reminds me of spring because of the gorgeous colors.

2. Updated Meatball Stew En Casserole

Meatball Stew En Casserole
Linda Larsen

This is one of the oldest recipes in my repertoire. My mother used to make a version of it a lot. But I remember how labor-intensive it is, and updated it with convenience products. Now you can make it in a snap.

3. Pesto Meatballs and Orzo

Pesto Meatballs and Orzo
Linda Larsen

This delicious casserole is special enough for company. It has some of my favorite ingredients: meatballs, pesto, orzo, and frozen peas, all wrapped up in a creamy sauce and baked until bubbly.

4. Meatballs and Fries Casserole

Meatballs and Fries Casserole
Linda Larsen

This hearty casserole is like a hamburger and fries in a casserole. The kids will love it. And you will too!

5. Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs
Linda Larsen

When spaghetti bakes in sauce, it becomes even more flavorful. This easy casserole dish is perfect for busy weeknights. And everyone will love it. Serve it with some toasty garlic bread and a green salad.

6. Meaty Hash Brown Potato Casserole

Meaty Hash Brown Potatoes
Linda Larsen

What's better than meat and potatoes? (I mean, as long as you're not a vegetarian.) This hearty and rich casserole is totally satisfying. And easy.

7. Alpine Meatballs

Alpine Meatballs
Linda Larsen

This recipe is "alpine", I guess, because of the Swiss cheese. This is another creamy and comforting casserole that is just plain delicious.

8. Baked Beans and Meatballs

Baked Beans and Meatballs
Linda Larsen

This recipe is a takeoff on Pork and Beans, another old-fashioned recipe my mother made a lot. It's also comforting and delicious, sweet and slightly spicy. The kids will love it.

9. Hash Brown Beef Bake

Hash Brown Beef Bake
Linda Larsen

Different hash brown potatoes and different vegetables are used in this super easy casserole recipe.

10. Crockpot Barbecued Meatballs

Barbecued Meatballs
Linda Larsen

We'll end with a crockpot recipe just because it's so easy. This recipe is very flavorful. The sauce is finely tuned, so don't fiddle with it too much. It's delicious served over rice, gnocchi, or noodles.

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