WHY THIS PEPPERONI PIZZA CASSEROLE STANDS OUT?
A delightful twist on traditional pizza: This casserole captures all the flavors you love in a pepperoni pizza but in a unique, comforting casserole form.
Easy and convenient: No need to worry about making or rolling out pizza dough. With this recipe, you can have a satisfying pizza-inspired meal with minimal effort.
Perfect for gatherings: Whether you’re hosting a game night or feeding a hungry crowd, this casserole is a crowd-pleaser. It’s easy to double the recipe and serve a large group.
Versatile and customizable: While this recipe calls for pepperoni, feel free to add your favorite pizza toppings such as mushrooms, bell peppers, or olives to create your signature version.
Cheesy goodness: With generous amounts of gooey mozzarella cheese, every bite is a cheese lover’s dream.
Quick preparation: In just a few simple steps, you’ll have a piping hot casserole ready to devour. No need to spend hours in the kitchen.
340g (12 oz.) Rotini pasta
680g (24 oz.) Pizza sauce
1 cup Diced pepperoni
½ cup Whole pepperoni slices
285g (2 ½ cups) Shredded mozzarella cheese
1 teaspoon Dried oregano
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray and set it aside.
Cook the rotini pasta according to the package instructions. Once cooked, drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Add the pizza sauce, diced pepperoni, and 1 ½ cups of shredded mozzarella cheese. Mix everything together until well combined.
Pour the pasta mixture into the prepared casserole dish, spreading it evenly. Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup of shredded mozzarella cheese over the top. Place the whole pepperoni slices on the cheese and sprinkle with dried oregano for an extra burst of flavor.
Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for 7-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Remove the casserole from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Serve it hot and enjoy the deliciousness of your homemade Pepperoni Pizza Casserole!
_ Feel free to customize this casserole to suit your taste. You can add additional pizza toppings such as mushrooms, bell peppers, or olives.
_ If you prefer a spicier kick, you can use spicy pepperoni slices or add crushed red pepper flakes to the casserole.
_ Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Simply reheat in the microwave or oven for a quick and tasty meal.
In conclusion, our Pepperoni Pizza Casserole is a delightful twist on traditional pizza that will satisfy your cravings and bring joy to your taste buds. With its cheesy goodness, flavorful pepperoni, and the convenience of a casserole, it has quickly become a favorite in our household. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a crowd-pleasing dish for a gathering, this recipe has you covered. So, gather your loved ones around the table, share in the warmth of good food and great company, and indulge in the irresistible flavors of our Pepperoni Pizza Casserole. It’s a guaranteed hit that will keep you coming back for more!