Pizza Casserole


  • 1 Can tomato sauce (29 ounces)
  • 1 Can tomato paste (12 ounces)
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 3 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Red pepper, diced
  • 1 lbs Italian sausage, loose
  • 1 lbs Rotini pasta
  • 1/2-1 lbs Sliced pepperoni
  • 1 lbs Shredded mozzarella
  • 6 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated

Cooking Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.
  2. In a large saute pan with lid, cook sausage until cooked through and brown. Add in red pepper and cook until softened. Add in the tomato sauce mixture, cover and reduce to a simmer.
  3. In salted water cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 375F
  5. In a lightly greased 9x13x3 inch pan, pour a small amount of sauce to lightly coat the bottom.
  6. 1st layer – 1/2 pasta, 1/2 remaining sauce, 1/2 lbs mozzarella cheese, 3 Tbsp of Parmesan cheese, and then cover in sliced pepperoni.
  7. 2nd Layer – remaining pasta, remaining sauce, remaining mozzarella cheese, remaining Parmesan, and then top with sliced pepperoni
  8. Place casserole in oven and bake for 40 min. Let set for 10 min before serving.