Parmesan Meatballs Semi-Homemade



Deborah Chapman


Course dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword quick, semi-homemade
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 425 kcal
Author Deborah Chapman


  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 25 meatballs Wegman frozen meatballs
  • 10 ounces block mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 16 ounces marinara sauce I made my own
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley divided garnish
  • 1/2-3/4 Cup parmesan reggiano cheese divided grated


  1. Add the sauce after browning.

  2. Make sure to cover the dish with the cheeses.

  3. Remove from oven once bubbly and gooey .

Recipe Notes

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Add two tablespoon of the oil on medium-high heat once heated add the meatballs and brown for about 4-5 minutes on each side in the meantime, shred all cheeses and set aside in different bowls.
  • Chop your fresh parsley and divide set aside.
  • Once both sides of the meatballs have browned add the sauce and simmer for about 5 minutes.  
  • Turn off the heat and add the mozzarella cheese over the dish then sprinkle about 1/2 cup of the parmesan cheese and reserve some for garnish sprinkle 1 tbsp of parsley over the dish.
  • Bake for about 15-20 or until it is nice and the cheese is bubbly and gooey.
  • Once heated thoroughly and plated you can garnish with the remaining parsley and parmesan cheese and serve immediately. 


Parmesan Meatballs Semi-Homemade