Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is one of my familys favorite pasta dishes. My mom made this for us when we were little and now I make it for my kids. Better than any cavatini I've ever tasted.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine green pepper, onion, pepperoni, mushrooms, tomato paste, spaghetti sauce, and garlic; cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  3. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  4. Add ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan to cooked pasta; mix well.
  5. In a 9x13 inch cooking dish, alternate noodle mixture and sauce mixture, ending with sauce.
  6. Add a sprinkling of mozzarella on top.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


Most Helpful

This was ok....but certainly not the best ever. My kids weren't that fond of it, and I'm the only one eating the leftovers. So doubt I will make it again.

KathyRose June 09, 2003

The name says it ALL!! I can only imagine what we all looked like while we devoured your cavatini. I am ashamed to say...but between three of us we managed to eat our way through almost the entire dish. We must have looked like animals...LOL! The blend of cheeses and the fresh veggies were just wonderful. We used a Roasted Red Pepper sauce which gave it another nice flavor to meld with everything else. Thanks for this GREAT recipe!! :)

Shae May 12, 2003

This recipe was the bomb! This really was the best cavatini recipe I've found! I love the different pasta in the recipe too. Thanks so much Becky for posting this recipe, it is a keeper in our house for sure!

rharris98 March 05, 2003

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