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Three Cheese Meatball Casserole

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Cheese, cheese and more cheese is what makes this Three Cheese Meatball Casserole recipe tastes so good! 

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For this recipe I used Rao’s marinara sauce which is keto friendly, all natural, no added sugar, gluten-free and only 3 net carbs per serving. Plus, it has a great taste! Or if you want to make your own low carb marinara sauce you can use this recipe.

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Three Cheese Meatball Casserole

Serves 6

Ingredients

24 fresh meatballs (you can make your own or buy pre-packaged ones)
3 cups Rao’s marinara sauce
1 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 tsp garlic powder
Italian seasoning to taste

Directions

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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl add Rao’s marinara sauce and ricotta cheese and mix together. Spread a layer of of the mixture in the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish.

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Place the meatballs on top of the layer of sauce. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes or until meatballs are cooked.

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In a bowl, add mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and mix together. Sprinkle the cheese mix over the meatballs and bake uncovered for 10 minutes, making sure the casserole is bubbly before you take it out.

Remove the casserole from the oven and sprinkle Italian seasoning over top to your liking. Serve immediately while hot and enjoy!

How to Make Three Cheese Meatball Casserole

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Three Cheese Meatball Casserole

Yield: Serves 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Cheese, cheese and more cheese is what makes this Three Cheese Meatball Casserole recipe tastes so good! 

Ingredients

  • 24 meatballs
  • 3 cups Rao’s marinara sauce
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Italian seasoning to taste

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl add Rao's marinara sauce and ricotta cheese and mix together. Spread a layer of of the mixture in the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish.
    2. Place the meatballs on top of the layer of sauce. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes or until meatballs are cooked.
    3. In a bowl, add mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and mix together. Sprinkle the cheese mix over the meatballs and bake uncovered for 10 minutes, making sure the casserole is bubbly before you take it out.
    4. Remove the casserole from the oven and sprinkle Italian seasoning over top to your liking. Serve immediately while hot and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 503Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 1239mgCarbohydrates: 12gNet Carbohydrates: 8gFiber: 4gSugar: 6gProtein: 25g

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