Meatball Casserole

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This was a yummy little recipe that I found here and it was perfect for the Memorial Day picnic we went to on Saturday!
You start with a loaf of French (or Italian) bread. Slice your slices about 1″ thick and layer the bottom of your casserole dish.

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Any gaps you have, just fill in with chunks of bread. The website said the bread may get soggy, to prevent this toast your bread slightly, but I didn’t have a problem.
Next step is to take 8 oz of softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1 tsp Italian seasoning and 1/4 tsp pepper and mix it all together. It looks a little gross, but it comes out ok, I promise. Layer this mixture over your bread and sprinkle a cup of shredded mozzarella on top of that.

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Next step is to mix 28 oz of pasta sauce with 1 lb frozen meatballs and place on top. I used Hunts sauce.

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Next step is to sprinkle another cup of mozzarella over the top.

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Last step is to bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes. I went for 35 due to the meatballs being frozen solid.
This was a big hit at the picnic and I know we’ll definitely be doing doing this again!
Happy cooking!

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