Dump and Bake Meatball Casserole

We have all learned how easy it is to make Dump Cakes, right? Well making Main Courses or casseroles as Dump meals make preparing dinner easier and dinner can be done in a shorter amount of time.

This Dump and Bake Meatball Casserole is hearty, it is filling, and will put smiles on everyone’s face.


  • 1 Bag frozen meatballs defrosted
  • 1 Jar marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • 3 Cups of water
  • 1 Box Bowtie pasta
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½ C. Mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ C. Parmesan cheese grated

How To Make Dump and Bake Meatball Casserole

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Add the meatballs, jar of sauce, water, pasta an Italian seasoning to a high sided oven-proof pot or skillet. Stir to combine.
  3. Bake covered for 35 minutes.
  4. Top with cheeses and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.