Pizza Hotdish or Pizza Casserole

Recipe by Dissie
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8-12


  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, chopped
  • 25
    ounces spaghetti sauce (or 3 cans of tomato sauce)
  • 1
    (8 ounce) can tomato sauce (if you use all tomato sauce, use italian seasoning not only oregano)
  • 12
    cup water
  • 1
    teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1
    teaspoon oregano or 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • couple shakes hot sauce, not tabasco sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package egg noodles
  • 1
    (12 ounce) can cheddar cheese soup
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package pepperoni, for less salt, use 8 oz package of pepperoni
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package mozzarella cheese
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package cheddar cheese
  • optional you can add
  • black olives (optional) or green olives (optional)
  • mushroom (optional)


  • Prepare egg noodles as directed on package, drain.
  • Add cheddar cheese soup to egg noodles and mix.
  • Meanwhile, brown hamburger with onion and garlic, drain grease.
  • Add spaghetti sauce, water, garlic salt, tomato sauce, salt and pepper and oregano.
  • Simmer about 5 minutes.
  • While heat is still on, add in half the package of pepperoni one at a time to make sure the pepperoni doesn't stick to each other. Pepperoni will become limp, this will let you know its ready.
  • Grease a 9x13 pan
  • Add meat mixture to noodle mixture and stir in 1/2 of the mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
  • Place meat and noodles in greased pan.
  • Cover top of casserole with remaining pepperoni like you top a pizza.
  • and then sprinkle the rest of the remaining cheese on top.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until bubbly and cheese melts and is starting to brown slightly.
  • *tip Use a cookie sheet under casserole to catch anything that may spill over during baking.