Pizza-Baked Spaghetti

Enjoy the pizza flavor in this cheesy casserole packed with pork sausages, pepperoni and spaghetti – perfect for tasty dinner.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

12
oz uncooked spaghetti
1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
2
jars (14 oz each) pizza sauce
1
package (6 oz) diced pepperoni
1
cup ricotta cheese
1/3
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2
eggs, beaten
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
Fresh basil, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In Dutch oven, cook and drain pasta as directed on package, using minimum cook time. Return spaghetti to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. In Dutch oven, toss spaghetti, sausage, pizza sauce and pepperoni.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and eggs. Spoon half of spaghetti mixture into baking dish. Dollop with ricotta mixture; spread evenly over top. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining spaghetti mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish with basil.

Expert Tips

Break spaghetti in half before adding it to boiling water to cook.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
538
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
32%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
),
Sodium
1259mg
1259%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.