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Pizza Pasta Bake

Who else gets bored with just pizza or just pasta? All my Italian food lovers just gasped, I am certain! What if I said you can make them better? How you ask? You marry the two! The result is perfection! This recipe is super easy and toddler, husband approved.

 

Pizza Pasta Bake

A perfect union of my two favorite foods! Pizza and pasta! Add some crispy bread and voila! Dinner is served and happy eaters are made.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword beef, easymeal, pasta, pepperoni, pizza, quick, sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Box Pasta of choice I used Mezze Penne
  • 1 Jar Favorite Pasta Sauce Unfortunately this is a battle I have lost, Ragu yuk!
  • 1 Bag Pepperoni
  • 1 lb Ground Beef 85/15 works well and will want to drain the fat
  • 1 tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese guesstimate
  • 1/2 cup Aged Parmesan Cheese guesstimate

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Cook Pasta as directed on package
  • Brown Ground Beef until no longer pink seasoning with Pepper and some of the Italian seasoning
  • In a 9x13 pan combine cooked Beef, cooked Pasta and Sauce
  • Sprinkle the top with more Italian seasoning (Add garlic seasoning if you like, the more flavor the better)
  • Top with Mozzarella Cheese
  • Top with Pepperoni
  • Top with Parmesan Cheese
  • Pop in the oven and let get bubbly, about 20 minutes

Notes

Serve with your favorite crusty bread. I love an olive oil and garlic bread! Oh and don't forget the red wine! Just because it is family friendly doesn't mean wine shouldn't be involved!
Cheers Y'all!

 

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