This Weight Watchers Meatball Casserole is a comforting and satisfying dish that’s perfect for a cozy weeknight dinner. It combines tender homemade meatballs with a flavorful medley of vegetables and gooey melted cheese, all baked together in a savory marinara sauce.

To start, lean ground turkey or chicken is mixed with breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, egg, and a blend of Italian seasoning and garlic powder to create flavorful meatballs. These meatballs are then placed in a baking dish and topped with a rich and tangy marinara sauce.

Next, a colorful array of diced onion, bell pepper, and zucchini is sautéed until tender and aromatic, adding a fresh and nutritious element to the dish. These cooked vegetables are then layered over the meatballs, adding both flavor and texture to the casserole.

Finally, the casserole is topped with shredded mozzarella cheese, which melts into a golden blanket of gooey goodness as it bakes in the oven. The result is a hearty and delicious meal that’s sure to satisfy your cravings while keeping you on track with your weight loss goals.

Not only is this Meatball Casserole delicious and comforting, but it’s also a low-point option that’s perfect for those following the Weight Watchers program. With its combination of lean protein, vegetables, and cheese, it’s a balanced and nutritious meal that’s sure to become a family favorite.

Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner option or a crowd-pleasing dish to serve at your next gathering, this Weight Watchers Meatball Casserole is sure to fit the bill. Serve it alongside a fresh salad or a side of whole grain pasta for a complete and satisfying meal that everyone will love.

WW Meatball Casserole


  • 1 lb lean ground turkey or chicken
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (whole wheat or gluten-free)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup marinara sauce (choose a low-sugar or sugar-free option)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly grease a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground turkey or chicken, breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, egg, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  3. Shape the mixture into meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter, and place them in the prepared baking dish.
  4. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add diced onion and cook until softened, about 3-4 minutes. Add minced garlic, diced bell pepper, and diced zucchini. Cook for another 3-4 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Pour the marinara sauce over the meatballs in the baking dish. Top with the cooked vegetables and sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over the top.
  6. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley, if desired, before serving.

Weight Watchers Points:

  • Points may vary based on specific ingredients used and portion sizes. However, this recipe is generally a low-point option, especially when using lean ground turkey or chicken and low-fat cheese.

Enjoy this delicious and comforting Weight Watchers Meatball Casserole as a satisfying meal that’s both flavorful and figure-friendly!