Dinner Tonight: Baked Pizza Pasta Casserole

This is little Smith’s very favorite meal.  He loves this simple supper…it’s a pasta that tastes like pizza.  It’s such a family friendly supper (that’s super simple to make!).
I made mine in an oven-safe skillet but if you don’t have one, then just transfer your pasta mixture into an 8×8 inch baking dish before popping it into the oven.  Big flavors without a big fuss!
Shopping List
1 pound of pasta cooked to al dente (I used shells but you could use ziti, penne or rigatoni)
1 pound of ground beef (or ground chicken or turkey)
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 (10 oz) can of condensed tomato soup
1 (14 oz) bottle of pizza sauce
1 cup of sliced pepperoni (I used Turkey pepperoni but you use what you love)
1 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 cup Panko or breadcrumbs
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
Salt and Pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In your skillet, brown your ground beef with your onion and garlic over medium-high heat in a drizzle of EVOO.  Once browned and crumbly, sprinkle with a little S&P, reduce heat to low and stir in your soup, pizza sauce, cooked noodles and pepperoni.  
At this point, if your skillet isn’t oven-safe, transfer the mixture to an 8×8 baking dish.
Sprinkle your cheese and breadcrumbs down over the top of the casserole, cover with foil and bake 20 minutes.  Remove foil and bake another 5 minutes or until browned and bubbly.
Remove from oven and serve.
This is the perfect weeknight meal.  Smith will tell you, it’s delicious!
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  • Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} December 18, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    This looks REALLY good! I think Smith must be on to something here. I want to eat it right now. For breakfast.

  • Beverly D December 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    This looks yummy! Can't wait to try it!!

  • arob2011 December 18, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Thanks for all the fashion tips, delicious recipes & warm & fuzzy pictures of your family! All the ideas are so helpful & fun. I appreciate all you do for your cyber bffs!

  • RR Mama December 18, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    I've actually made something very similar to this. But I'm going to have try this one.

  • Michelle December 18, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    I highly suggest using half ground beef, half ground sausage šŸ™‚

  • Karla Aukerman December 19, 2013 at 3:29 am

    I'm curious how it'd taste without the ground beef….maybe with just pepperoni!? Thanks for sharing so many great recipes!

  • Michelle Harmon December 23, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    I made your red velvet brownies and your oreo bark yesterday for a family Christmas! They were both a huge hit! Thanks for the yummy recipes.

  • Ruth Poat September 9, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    This recipe is amazing!! No one in my family (except me) likes anything that resembles bolognaise. But to my amazement and relief they loved it and my oldest son even had seconds!!! Thanks for such great recipes xxx

  • Anonymous November 2, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    How many people will this dish serve?

  • Mix and Match Mama November 2, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    This recipe serves four! Enjoy!

  • catherine growe November 28, 2016 at 10:52 am

    I baked this last night as a trial run for a meal train that we are participating in. It was so yummy! Will be adding this to our rotation šŸ™‚