Turkey Meatball Pasta Bake
Yummy and deliciously cheesy – –
penne or ziti pasta
DiRusso’s® Turkey Meatballs, thawed and halved
part-skim ricotta cheese
large egg, slightly beaten
Romano cheese, grated
fresh parsley, chopped
part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Cook pasta as label directs and drain. Return pasta to saucepot.
Meanwhile, in saucepan, heat marinara sauce until hot. Add 3 cups sauce to pasta in saucepot, toss well. Reserve remaining 1 cup sauce.
In a medium bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, egg, Romano cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.
In a 13 x 9 inch glass baking dish or 4 quart casserole, spoon half the pasta mixture and top with meatball halves.
Spread ricotta cheese mixture over meatball layer. Spoon remaining pasta mixture over ricotta cheese layer, than spoon remaining 1 cup sauce over pasta. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
Cover loosely with foil and bake 30 minutes or until hot through. Serve with extra sauce.