Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Sausage & pepperoni added in gives this pasta dish a scrumptious change of pace. Fantastic for pot luck. Throw some shredded mozzarella cheese in, give it a stir and viòla! (Even better if you make it a day before you want to serve it, then just reheat in the oven.)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot until"al-dente" (still slightly firm) and drain water. (Don't rinse).
  2. At the same time pasta is cooking, cook sausage until no longer pink.
  3. DO NOT DRAIN SAUSAGE.
  4. In the pot which pasta was cooked, pour spaghetti sauce, sausage with drippings, pepperoni, garlic powder, mushrooms & parmesan cheese. Then add still hot pasta & cheese.
  5. Stir until all pasta is coated w/sauce. Cheese will melt from the heat of the pasta. Serve...... OR:
  6. Pour this into casserole dish & cover with more mozzerella cheese.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  8. Serve with a fresh loaf of bread & salad!
  9. ** I also like to throw in either some canned black beans, peas, or chickpeas every now and then just to give it a kick.
Most Helpful

5 5

My family went crazy over this and it was so easy! I doubled the recipe so I could freeze one tray for later. I guess this is called goulash because you kind of add whatever you have in the fridge and that worked for me! I had leftover pepperoni (sliced) and had sauce and cooked sausage (3 pieces) in the freezer, so all I had to do was defrost and slice after boiling the pasta. I wasn't sure how much mozzarella cheese to use, so I used a TOTAL of 16 ounces. This worked great and was cheesy enough for us. Thanks a lot for sharing! P.S. The only thing I changed was I used less garlic...only because there was already a lot in my sauce and I did not use the optional ingredients.

5 5

Very good recipe. My mother came for a visit and saw the leftovers in the fridge and loved it. She wanted the recipe. This is a keeper.