Pizza Pasta Bake

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Lelandra

From Feb 2013 issue of Cuisine at Home

Top Review by doler

My fussy family loved this recipe, I modified by omitting the mushrooms and olives. Used mini turkey pepperoni and omitted the salt and pepper. It was a favorite and was quick to whip up on a school night. Could even make pasta ahead of time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water; drain.
  2. [Preheat broiler to high with rack 6-8 inches from element].
  3. Saute pepperoni in a large saute pan over medium high heat until beginning to crisp; transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Brown sausage in pepperoni drippings, 8 minutes. Transfer sausage to a separate paper towel lined plate.
  4. Saute mushrooms in sausage drippings until browned. Add onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, and pepper flakes. Cook 1 minute more. Stir in tomatoes and cook until slightly thickened, 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in cooked pasta, sausage, and olives. Layer mozzarella over casserole and top with pepperoni. Broil casserole until cheese is browned and bubbly. Sprinkle parmesan over top of casserole and garnish with basil.

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