Meatball Sub Casserole

IMG_1089Looking for something simple but absolutely delicious to prepare for dinner.  Try my Meatball Sub Casserole.   If you don’t eat the bread it makes a great low carb meal.

1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 pound ground veal
1/2 pound ground pork
1 medium onion finely chopped
2 eggs beaten
1 cup parmesan cheese
1 tbs parsley
1 tbs oregano
1 tbs basil
1 /2 tbs thyme
1/2 tbs crushed red pepper
2 tbs salt
2 tb pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In large mixing bowl mix very well together all of the ingredients.  Shape into meatballs the size you want.  Place the meatballs on a cookie sheet and place in oven for approximately 20 minutes.  Remove from oven and set on the side until your ready to put the casserole together
Casserole Ingredients:
1 fresh loaf of french or italian bread cut into 1 inch slices
1 large onion sliced
1 bell pepper sliced
1 16 oz can of pizza sauce
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
16 oz grated mozzarella cheese
olive oil (enough to get the job done)
In seperate pan sautee the onions and peppers until soft.  In a small pot warm up the sauce until it is hot.  In seperate mixing bowl pour enough olive oil to prepare the bread.  Take each piece of bread and dip each side in the olive oil.  Arrange the pieces of bread around the inside of the casserole dish.  If you don’t have enough room put the remaining pieces in the bottome of the dish.  Place the meatballl in the bottome of the dish.  Then add the onions and peppers and pour the sauce over top.  Sprinkle over the top of the sauce the parmesan cheese.  Place in the oven at 350 degrees and bake for approximately 25 minutes.  Remove the casserole and sprinkle the parmeson cheese over the top.  Place back in the oven and cook for approximately 5 minutes until the cheese is melted.  You now have one amazing meal.  CHEERS !!!!!

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