Baked Eyeballs Casserole

  • Prep 15 min.
  • Total 35 min.
  • Serves 8
  • Baked Eyeballs Casserole
The "eyeballs" that top our spooky casserole are made from mozzarella cheese and sliced olives.  But the cheesy, baked pasta that lies below is a real treat that everyone will enjoy.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1

    jar (24 ounces) Prego® Italian Sausage & Garlic Italian Sauce

  • 1

    container (15 ounces) reduced fat (part skim) ricotta cheese

  • 3/4

    cup Parmesan cheese

  • 16

    ounce (1 package) farfalle (bow tie) pasta, cooked and drained

  • 1

    container (8 ounces) small fresh mozzarella cheeseballs (about 1-inch)

  • 2

    tablespoon sliced black olives

How to Make It

  • 1

    Spray a 13 x 9 x 2-inch shallow baking dish with vegetable cooking spray.

  • 2

    Mix 1 1/2 cups of the sauce, ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese and pasta in the prepared dish. Spread the remaining sauce over the pasta mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan cheese and cover the dish with foil.

  • 3

    Bake at 400°F. for 25 minutes or until hot and bubbling. Arrange the cheese balls randomly over the pasta mixture. Place a sliced olive on each cheese ball. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.