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No-Boil Italian Meatball Casserole

  • Author: Lora


Welcome to a savory journey through Italian cuisine with a modern twist, our No-Boil Italian Meatball Casserole. This delightful dish not only saves you time but also captivates your taste buds with its rich flavors. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the origins, ingredients, preparation, and serving suggestions for this mouthwatering masterpiece. So, put on your apron, and let’s dive into the world of Italian flavors!


– 1 bag frozen meatballs, defrosted 🍖
– 1 jar marinara or spaghetti sauce 🍝
– 3 cups of water 💧
– 1 box bowtie pasta 🍽️
– 1 tsp. Italian seasoning 🇮🇹
– 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese 🧀
– ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200°C). 🌡️

2. In a high-sided oven-proof pot or skillet, add the defrosted meatballs, jar of sauce, water, pasta, and Italian seasoning. Stir to combine. 🍝💧🍲

3. Cover and bake for 35 minutes. 🕒

4. Uncover and top with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. 🧀

5. Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. 🧀🔥

6. Let it sit for 10 minutes before serving. 🍽️

**Nutritional Information:**
– Calories: 442 kcal
– Servings: 6 servings