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.
Sprinkle 1/2 of mozzarella cheese on top of cream cheese layer.
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.