Pizza Spaghetti Casserole (Oamc)

Recipe by kittycatmom
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    (1 lb) package mild ground turkey or (1 lb) package pork sausage
  • 2
    ounces turkey pepperoni, cut in half (about 30)
  • 1
    (26 ounce) jar tomato-and-basil pasta sauce (use more if you like)
  • 14
    cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1
    cup shredded italian three-cheese blend (another cup won't hurt!)
  • 1
    (6 1/2 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, and stems drained (optional)
  • sliced green olives (optional)
  • black olives (optional)
  • onion, green peppers (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook spaghetti with 1/2 teaspoons salt according to package directions. Drain well, and place in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
  • Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. (If you are adding onions and or green peppers cook them along with the sausage) Drain and set aside. Wipe skillet clean. Add pepperoni, and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until slightly crisp.
  • Top spaghetti in baking dish with sausage; pour pasta sauce over sausage (add any additional veggies etc at this time as well.) Arrange half of pepperoni slices evenly over pasta sauce. Sprinkle evenly with cheeses. Arrange remaining half of pepperoni slices evenly over cheese. Cover with nonstick or lightly greased aluminum foil.
  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes; remove foil, and bake 10 more minutes or until cheese is melted and just begins to brown.
  • For OAMC: Freeze the unbaked casserole up to one month. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator; let stand 30 minutes at room temperature, and bake as directed.
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