Delicious Ground Beef Pizza Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease a 13x9-inch baking dish.
  • Cook the gound beef in a medium skillet with the onions, green peppers, garlic, salt pepper until meat is browned and veggies are tender; drain fat, and mix in the Parmesan cheese.
  • Stir in the 1/2-pound pepperoni (chop this pepperoni to add to the mixture, leave the remaining half pound pepperoni sliced), mushrooms, pasta sauce; stir well until combined; simmer for 20-25 minutes on top of stove.
  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place the cooked rigatoni pasta on the bottom of the greased baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with 2 cups mozzarella cheese over the pasta.
  • Layer with pepperoni slices evenly over the cheese.
  • Top with the ground beef/pasta sauce mixture.
  • Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, sprinkle with the remaining 2 cups mozzarella cheese.
  • Return to oven and bake for 10 minutes longer, or until bubbly.
  • Let stand for 10-15 minutes before serving.
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