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Bubble Up Meatball Sub Casserole


  • Author: Jenna
  • Yield: 8 1x
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Ingredients

  • For the Meatballs 
  • 1 lb 96/4 lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup of  panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup of diced onion, cooked until soft
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley
  • 1 oz of grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper
  • For the Casserole 
  • 1 can (7.5 oz) Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cup to 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

2. Spray a small saucepan with cooking spray, and cook the onions until they are soft and tender. Let them cool. 

3. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together onion, bread crumbs, garlic, egg, cheese, salt, pepper, and parsley in a large mixing bowl.

4. Add in ground beef and mix gently until combined. Do not overwork. Form into 1-inch balls using a cookie scoop or your hands, and place on prepared cookie sheet. 

5. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes. Set aside. If the meatballs are cooked through they will continue cooking in the casserole dish. 

6. Cut each biscuit into 4 equal pieces.

7. Arrange the cut up biscuits  into greased 9×13 dish any 9 in pie dish. 

8. Cover with sauce, start with 1 1/2 cups, add more if you think it needs a little extra.

 

9. Place the meatballs on top of the biscuits.

10. Sprinkle with the cheese.

11. Bake at 350 for about 30-40 minutes.

12. Cut casserole into 8 equal pieces, serving size: 1 piece.


Notes

myWW points: Blue 7; Green 8;  Purple 7

  • Category: Medium
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/8th

Keywords: meatball sub casserole