Meatball Sub Casserole

Meatball Sub Casserole


1/3 cup chopped green onion, to taste

1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

1 lb ground beef

1 loaf Italian bread, cut into 1 inch slices

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup mayonnaise (not low-fat or lite)

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/4 teaspoon pepper

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce

1 cup water

2 garlic cloves, minced


Preheat oven to 400.

In a bowl, combine onions, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.

Add beef and mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls; place on a rack.

In a shall baking pan, bake for 15-20 minutes or until no longer pink. (Or cook in a skillet on medium heat.).

Reduce oven temperature to 350.

Meanwhile, arrange bread in a single layer in an ungreased 13x9x2″ baking dish. (All of the bread might not be used.).

Combine cream cheese, mayo, Italian seasoning and pepper; spread over the bread. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella.

Combine sauce, water and garlic; add meatballs.

Pour over cheese mixture; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.

Bake, uncovered at 350 for 30 minutes or until heated through.