4.82 from 11 votes
Review Recipe

PIZZA PASTA BAKE

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
A delicious pizza inspired casserole! Feel free to add in your own favorite pizza toppings!
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Ingredients

  • 12 oz uncooked medium pasta I used cavatappi but penne & rotini are also good choices
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1/2 pound italian sausage mild or hot, bulk or removed from casings
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 red pepper diced
  • 1/2 green pepper diced
  • 1 can 14 oz diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 4 cups pasta sauce
  • 2-3 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 28 slices pizza pepperoni

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook pasta according el dente to package directions. Rinse under cold water and drain well.
  3. Brown onion, garlic, sausage and beef in a large pan over medium heat. Drain any fat. Add in red and green peppers and cook an additional 2-3 minutes. Add oregano, drained tomatoes and pasta sauce, stir well.
  4. Place pasta in a greased 9×13 pan. Pour meat sauce over pasta and top with cheese and pepperoni slices.
  5. Bake 35-40 minutes uncovered or until cheese is melted and pasta is heated through.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 407, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 1155mg, Potassium: 841mg, Carbohydrates: 44g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 9g, Protein: 26g, Vitamin A: 995%, Vitamin C: 30.8%, Calcium: 335%, Iron: 3.6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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