Monday, January 4, 2010

Mmmm Mmmm Monday: Meatball Bake

Sick of just using frozen meatballs for subs or appetizers? Try this recipe on for's so good!

Meatball Bake
1 jar (1lb 10.oz) chunky pasta sauce
2 cups water
2 cups uncooked instant rice
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1.5 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 package (12 oz) frozen fully cooked meatballs, thawed

Preheat oven to 375*. Spray 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine pasta sauce, water rice, peas , 1 cup cheese, and meatballs. Spoon into prepared baking dish.

Bake, uncovered, for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining half cup of cheese and bake for another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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