Have you ever considered turning your favorite pizza into a yummy casserole? It is possible, it has been done, and it tastes amazing! This casserole includes ground beef, sausage, pepperoni and olives as well as green peppers, green peppers, and lots of cheese.
The family often looks strangely at new foods, especially if they recognize the smells. However, the food is different. The first bite was all they needed! They begging for it every night on pizza night.
This dish is great to bring to a potluck or church function, or simply to enjoy on game day. This pizza is delicious, filling, and packed with all your favorite toppings. Why is pizza so popular? You can make it in a casserole.
Prep time: 15 MINUTES
Cook time: 30 MINUTES
Total time: 45 MINUTES
16 ounces bowtie pasta, cooked
1 pound ground meat, crumbled and cooked thoroughly
2 ounces sliced pepperoni
1 -26 ounce jar of pizza sauce
10 ounces diced Italian tomatoes
½ tsp oregano
½ tsp salt
½ tsp garlic powder
8 ounces Italian cheese blend, shredded
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
Optional pizza toppings of choice
Cook the pasta according to package directions
Crumble and cook the ground meat thoroughly in a skillet
Lightly spray the 9×13 baking pan
Preheat the oven to 350*
Pour a small amount of sauce in the bottom of the pan, just enough to cover the bottom
Add a layer of pasta and then season with the oregano, garlic powder and salt
Pour in the tomatoes evenly
Spoon half the jar of sauce over the top
Layer out the ground meat evenly
Place the pepperoni slices on top of the ground meat
Sprinkle with the parmesan cheese, and also the shredded Italian blend cheese
Layer another amount of pepperoni, along with bacon bits or other toppings you would like
Sprinkle another light layer of the shredded cheese.
Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes