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Meat-Lover’s Pizza Casserole

Italian sausage, bacon and pepperoni star in a hearty casserole that's sure to satisfy.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

1
lb uncooked ziti or other tubular pasta
1/2
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (15 oz each) pizza sauce
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
1/2
package (3.5-oz size) sliced pepperoni
2
cups shredded Italian cheese blend (8 oz)

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package using minimum cook time. Return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook and stir sausage, onion, bell pepper and garlic over medium-high heat about 7 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink and onion is softened. Stir in pizza sauce, bacon and pepperoni. Pour mixture over cooked pasta; stir. Spoon half of pasta mixture (about 4 cups) into casserole. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Spoon remaining pasta mixture on top.
  • 3 Bake 30 minutes; top with remaining 1 cup of cheese. Bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until hot and cheese is melted and bubbly.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

For authentic Italian flavor, use cooked and crumbled pancetta instead of the bacon.

Serve with a tossed green salad and garlic bread. Serve with a hearty red wine, such as Chianti.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1350mg
1350%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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