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Meatball Parmesan Bake

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Quick and easy meatball parmesan bake recipe, requiring simple ingredients. This meatball bake is a quick 30 minute weeknight dinner. Best served on pasta.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 people
Calories 386
Author CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Marinara sauce
  • 12 oz Meatballs Fully cooked
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Freshly grated
  • 3 Basil leaves Finely chopped, For garnish

Instructions

  • In a non-stick pan, heat oil and saute ginger and garlic until golden brown. 
  • Mix this ginger/garlic oil with the marinara sauce.
  • In an oven-safe dish, spread the marinara sauce.
  • Place the meatballs on top of the sauce.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella and parmesan cheese on top. 
  • Sprinkle half the chopped basil leaves. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Then broil for 10 minutes until cheese has fully melted and is bubbling. 
  • Remove from oven and garnish with remaining basil.  
  • Serve with pasta and enjoy!

Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can  be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 967mg | Potassium: 580mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 313mg | Iron: 1.9mg