Thursday, March 11, 2010

Pizza Casserole

2 Cups uncooked Rotini pasta
1 1/2 to 2 pounds ground beef
1/2 medium onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 (15 oz) can pizza sauce
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
1/2 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp garlic salt
1/2 tsp oregano
2 Cups shredded mozzarella cheese
20-30 slices of pepperoni

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook pasta according to package; drain and set aside.
Ground up beef and brown with onion until beef is cooked through. Drain fat, then season beef with salt and pepper.
Combine pasta, pizza sauce, tomato sauce, tomato paste, sugar, garlic salt and oregano in large bowl, or in the pot the pasta was cooked in. Add beef mixture and stir until well blended.
Place half of mixture in casserole dish, top with 1/2 of the cheese and 1/2 of the pepperoni. Repeat layers. Bake 25-30 minutes, or until heated through and cheese is melted.