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Cheesy Pizza Macaroni

 Cheesy Pizza Macaroni
Kathryn McCaffery of Camdenton, Missouri says a work associate gave her this layered casserole recipe that jazzes up a boxed mix. "I added more cheese to the dish, and my family loved it," she notes. "I try to make this hearty meal at least one a month."
10-12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 2 packages (7-1/4 ounces each) macaroni and cheese
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) pizza sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook the beef until no longer pink; drain.
  • Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions.
  • Spread one can of pizza sauce into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking
  • dish; layer with half the beef, macaroni and cheese, and cheddar and
  • mozzarella cheeses. Repeat layers (dish will be full).
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Yield: 10-12 servings.