Hall-of-Fame Meatball Casserole Recipe Is Dinner In 30 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

Hall-of-Fame Meatball Casserole Recipe Is Dinner In 30 Minutes

The ground turkey meatballs in this easy, flavorful meatball casserole recipe are tender and juicy. And who doesn't love getting dinner on the table in 30 minutes

This fan favorite baked cheesy meatball casserole recipe has a simple shopping list: ground turkey or ground beef, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, an egg, onion powder, fresh garlic, dried Italian seasoning, spaghetti sauce and crushed red pepper flakes if you want a touch of heat. The meatballs are baked first before the spaghetti sauce and cheese is added (there's some cheese in the meatballs, too!). So quick and easy! 

Serve this easy ground turkey meatball recipe over your favorite pasta or some mashed potatoes. Simple and delicious. 

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 to 35 minutes

Servings: 6


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Recipe Notes

  • The meatballs could be made ahead and frozen raw or cooked. Let them cool completely before freezing after being cooked.
  • Use your favorite style of pasta sauce for this recipe.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to four days.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the turkey, 1 cup of the shredded mozzarella, Parmesan, egg, onion powder, garlic, Italian seasoning, crushed red pepper flakes, to taste, and salt and pepper. Mix well. Shape into meatballs. Put the meatballs into a baking dish. 
  2. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through. 
  3. Top with spaghetti sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 246

Total Fat: 14.4g

Saturated Fat: 6.7g

Cholesterol: 126mg

Sodium: 583mg

Total Carbohydrate: 6.1g

Dietary Fiber: 0.9g

Total Sugars: 3.7g

Protein: 24.2g

Vitamin D: 6mcg

Calcium: 428mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 265mg

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That looks so good. 😋
Turkey is one of my fave go-to replacements, healthier than ground beef. Great recipe!
Elisa Schmitz
YUM! I love using ground turkey in creative recipes like this.

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