- Ready In:
- 1hr 10mins
- 1 lb bow tie pasta
- 1 lb Jimmy Dean sausage, 'country mild' (or other flavor if desired)
- 1 large onion, medium size chopped (cooked with sausage)
- 2 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce (I used Bertolli's Tomato & Basil)
- 1⁄2 lb cubed cooked ham
- 1⁄2 - 1 lb of sliced pepperoni
- 3 (8 ounce) bags of shredded mozzarella cheese
- 6 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Cook pasta in boiling water until al denté.
- Cook sausage, garlic powder and oregano with onions until the juices run clear.
- In a lightly greased 9x13x3 inch pan, pour a small amount of sauce to lightly coat bottom.
- Layer ingredients in the order listed below.
- 1st layer-1/3 of the pasta, 1/3 remaining sauce, 1 bag of mozzarella cheese, 2 Tablespoons parmesan cheese, sausage and onions.
- 2nd layer-1/2 of the remaining pasta, 1/2 remaining sauce, 1 bag of mozzarella cheese, 2 Tablespoons parmesan cheese, ham.
- 3rd layer-all remaining pasta, all remaining sauce, 1 bag of mozzarella cheese, 2 Tablespoons parmesan cheese,all the pepperoni(completely covering the entire top with pepperoni).
- Bake at 375°F for 40 minutes.
- Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
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I made this last night thinking it would be a "modernized delicious" reminder of the Pizza Casserole my mom made when I was growing up! I was very disappointed, it wasn't even close to the deliciousness of my mom's recipe or the taste that I had hyped up in my mind of expecting it to be!! Although, my family thought it was good and said they'd eat it again if I made it, but not their favorite!
I always try to make a new recipe exactally as written, especially if I am going to write a review. That said I did make the following modification: I used 1 lb of ground meat as I did not have ham on hand and don’t care for it on pizza. Next time I will use 1/2 lb ground beef and more pepperoni as the second layer. Did I say we like pepperoni? Also used Jimmy Dean hot sausage and gluten free noodles, both a personal preference. We both went back for seconds and enjoyed the leftovers for a few days. I am sure the recipe as written is yummy and would be an excellent choice for a potluck.