Sometimes you just need a quick easy dinner with great flavor and not a lot of fuss. I loved playing around with this one. The mayonnaise is easy to swap out for ricotta, cottage cheese or sour cream, but I liked how the flavor tasted with the mayo.
Meatball Sub Casserole
(Created by Finding Inspiration in Food)
1 small loaf of French bread, cut into 1 inch thick slices
1 (8oz) package of cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1 package fully cooked meatballs, approximately 26
1 (28 ounce) jar meat sauce
Arrange the sliced French bread in the bottom of a baking dish.
Mix together the cream cheese, mayonnaise and seasonings. Spread on top of sliced bread.
Spread meatballs out evenly then top with meat sauce.
Spread remaining cheese on top of meatballs.
Bake, uncovered in a 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and warmed through.