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Pizza Casserole Recipe (Kid Approved)

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Pizza Casserole is a favorite at my house, especially with my 3-year-old. I love the ease and versatility of this recipe. It's so easy to create a whole new dish just by changing up the sauce and add-ins. I love making Mexican casserole using taco sauce and adding in black beans and corn. Yum!
Ingredients
For the pasta
  Spiral pasta 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Dry and uncooked)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs) (As required to boil pasta)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Boiled in salt water)
  Italian seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon (as required)
For the vegetables
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon (As required)
  White onion 1⁄3 Medium, diced
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Medium, diced
  Minced garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
The meat
  Ground turkey/Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Smoked turkey sausage/Pepperoni or italian sausage 1 Medium
The sauce mix
  Pizza sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pasta sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Cheese and Basil Margherita pasta sauce used)
The topping
  White cheddar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (White cheddar and pizza cheese blend used)
  Italian seasoning/Parsley 1 Teaspoon (As required)
Directions

For directions, please visit http://divascancook.com/2011/08/pizza-casserole-recipe.html

Things You Will Need
1. A casserole

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Casserole
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Kids will love this dish which combines everything in a pizza into a casserole.Everuthing is just put together and simmered to great a great dish. Frankly, Monique says its easier for a harried mom to prepare too!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1063 Calories from Fat 282

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.1%

Saturated Fat 10 g50.1%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 97.2 mg32.4%

Sodium 887.8 mg37%

Total Carbohydrates 148 g49.4%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32.1%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 44 g87.8%

Vitamin A 12.3% Vitamin C 40.3%

Calcium 44% Iron 32.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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