Easy Meatball Penne Pasta Bake
Easy Meatball Penne Pasta Bake
12 oz. bag Mama Lucia
    Italian-Style Meatballs,
    mini size
12 oz. box oven-ready
    penne pasta, uncooked
24 oz. jar spaghetti sauce
2 cups hot water
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese,
1 cup shredded mozzarella
Spray 13" x 9" baking dish with cooking spray. Pour in sauce; stir in hot water, Parmesan cheese and penne. Add meatballs and distribute evenly. Bake uncovered in 400° F oven for 15 minutes; stir thoroughly and top with mozzarella cheese. Bake for 15 more minutes.
Meatball Sub Casserole
Meatball Sub Casserole
30 oz. bag Mama Lucia
    Italian-Style Meatballs,
    dinner size
1 loaf (1 lb.) Italian bread,
    cut into 1-inch slices
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese,
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
2 c. (8 oz.) part-skim
    mozzarella cheese,
3-1/2 c. spaghetti sauce
1 c. water
Thaw meatballs in microwave for a few minutes. Arrange bread in a single layer in an ungreased 13-inch x 9-inch baking dish (all of the bread might not be used). Combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise and Italian seasoning; spread over the bread. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella. Combine the spaghetti sauce and water; add meatballs. Ladle over cheese mixture; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through.

Yield: 6 servings.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Sweet and Sour Meatballs
2 12 oz. bags Mama Lucia
    Italian-Style Turkey
    Meatballs, dinner size
1 pkg. (about 14 oz.) frozen
    stir-fry vegetables
    (sugar snap stir-fry)
1/2 c. orange marmalade
    or apricot jam
1/2 c. bottled French
1/4 c. soy sauce
Combine all ingredients in a Dutch oven or large skillet. Cook on medium heat about 15 minutes until meatballs and vegetables are heated through; stir occasionally. Serve over hot cooked rice if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Sauerbraten Meatballs
from Patricia Wierzbicki
1 48 oz. bag and 1 30 oz. bag Mama Lucia
    Italian-Style Meatballs, dinner size
3 cans beef gravy
3/4 c. vinegar
2 heaping Tbsp. brown sugar
1 onion, whole
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1 c. ketchup

Simmer 2 hours. Remove onion and serve over
buttered noodles.
Meatballs Pitas
Meatball Pitas
20 oz. bag Mama Lucia
    Turkey Meatballs, mini size
1 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. crushed red
    pepper flakes
8 medium-size pitas,
    cut in half
Green leaf lettuce
1/2 medium cucumber,
    thinly sliced
4 oz. crumbled feta cheese
1/2 c. pitted Kalamata
    olives, sliced
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
Sour cream
Heat meatballs according to package directions with oregano and red pepper. Line pita halves with lettuce, add 3 meatballs to each, top with remaining ingredients as desired.