Pizza Pasta Bake Recipe

Pizza enthusiasts and pasta lovers alike will love this Pizza Pasta Bake.
  • Ready in: 1 hours, 15 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 1 hour
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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ingredients

  • 12 ounces uncooked rotini pasta
  • ¾ cup mini turkey pepperoni
  • 8 ounces ground Italian turkey sausage or pork sausage
  • 1 (15 ounce) container whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

cooking methods

  • Bake

directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a greased 13x9-inch baking dish, layer uncooked pasta and pepperoni. Pinch off bite-size pieces of sausage and place over top of pasta. Dollop with ricotta cheese.
  2. In large bowl, whisk together crushed tomatoes, water and Cheesy Pizza Warm Dip Mix. Evenly pour over pasta. Cover and bake 40 minutes.
  3. Stir and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Continue baking, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until pasta is desired doneness.
Makes 6 servings.

Serve with garlic bread and a green salad.

Wine Pairing: Shiraz


Nutrition per Serving:
Calories:
520 Total Fat: 18g Sat. Fat: 9g Cholest: 95mg Sodium: 1,220mg Carbs: 56g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 9g Protein: 33g

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cozy comfort pizza pasta bake Making this for dinner tonight! Something is unclear to me- is the sausage supposed to be browned ahead of time or placed in the dish uncooked? I decided to brown mine out of habit.
Date published: 2018-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jammed packed flavor!! Made this for dinner tonight and my family loved it!! Husband and daughter are both super picky and everyone came back for seconds! Tons of flavor!! Made according to recipe...super easy to make! Mama for the win tonight!!
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Cheesy Flavor Made this to amp up my plain spaghetti. Family loved it. Will continue to make this.
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eat your heart out Hamburger Helper! This is such and easy dinner to prep ahead of time and is so jam packed full of flavor! Jazz it up with fresh veggies for more of "veggie pizza" flavor!
Date published: 2018-08-15
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