Baked Eyeballs Casserole

  • Prep15 min.
  • Total50 min.
  • serv 8

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


  • 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


    • 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.

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Tip: Easy Substitution Tip: If fresh mozzarella cheese balls are not available, substitute 1 package (8 ounces) fresh mozzarella cheese. Cut crosswise into thirds. Cut each third in 6 wedges, for triangle-shaped eyes.