Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe - Pizza and Pasta Collide
 
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Serves: 12+ servings
Ingredients
  • 1 box of pasta (we used spiral)
  • 1 jar of RaguĀ® Spaghetti and Pasta Sauce (any flavor you like)
  • 1½ - 2 lb.s of ground beef
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups finely shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Package of pepperoni (approx. 35 slices)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Begin browning ground beef. Add garlic powder and italian seasoning, salt and pepper to beef. Once browned, drain the grease.
  2. Boil pasta according to package directions and drain.
  3. Add a small amount of pasta sauce to the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
  4. Then add a layer of half of the pasta to the baking dish.
  5. Then add a layer of half of the ground beef.
  6. Next, add a layer of sauce. Using the back of a spoon, coat the sauce evenly across the pan. Next, sprinkle on half of the parmesan cheese.
  7. Then add a layer of half of the mozarella cheese.
  8. Do the layering all over again, just like before. Add the rest of the pasta, beef, sauce, parmesan cheese and the remaining of the mozzarella cheese.
  9. Lastly, add the pepperoni to the top.
  10. Top the dish with foil, and bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Then remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. ENJOY!!
  11. Store leftovers in an airtight container. Can store leftovers in fridge or freezer.
Recipe by Sweet Pennies from Heaven at http://www.sweetpenniesfromheaven.com/pepperoni-pizza-casserole-recipe/