Meatball Casserole

16  ounces  dried ziti or penne pasta
1  26-ounce jar  tomato pasta sauce
1  16-ounce package  Italian-style frozen cooked meatballs, thawed
1  15-ounce can  Italian-style tomato sauce
1  15-ounce carton  ricotta cheese
1/2  cup  grated Parmesan cheese
2  cups  shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)

1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return to pan. Stir in pasta sauce, meatballs, and tomato sauce. Transfer to an ungreased 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Bake, covered, in a 350 degrees F oven for 30 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine ricotta cheese and Parmesan cheese. Uncover pasta mixture and spoon ricotta mixture in mounds over pasta mixture. Cover loosely; bake about 10 minutes more or until heated through. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes more. Makes 8 to 10 servings.


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