Meat Lover's Pizza Casserole Recipe
Meat Lover's Pizza Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Meat Lover's Pizza Casserole Recipe

Publisher Photo
With three children, I need dishes that are sure to satisfy. This has been a family favorite ever since a co-worker shared the recipe.— Karin Ptak, Elburn, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
    X
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

    Save Now >

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni, quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 379 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 926 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  2. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Meat Lover's Pizza Casserole in Casserole Cookbook 2001, p69

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 379 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 926 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Reviews for Meat Lover's Pizza Casserole

AVERAGE RATING
   (7)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (3)
4 Star
 (4)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2013

Yummy and easy recipe. I just added basil and oregano and it really made it taste more like pizza.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2012

Ive made this recipe many times over the years and it stays on the family "FAVs" list. Easy, delish, and kids love it!!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011

Love the basic idea of this recipe. Would change the meat to a seasoned sausage and the cheese to shredded pizza cheese blend to make it more like pizza. Otherwise, it was a good and easy meal for the family. They said they wanted me to make it again.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2011

I reduced the size of this recipe to make it for two--my boyfriend and I. I sauteed the beef and onion with green pepper and fresh garlic before tossing it into the casserole, and then added chopped fresh tomato as well. I topped the casserole with a blend of bread crumbs, grated parmesan cheese, and Italian herbs, and then laid whole pepperonis on top as allaboutcookies86 suggested to mimic the look of a pizza. I used about a quarter of the cheese the recipe called for. We will definitely be making this one again.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

I made this casserole for my husband who LOVES pizza and it is very good. It does taste like a pizza. The one thing I changed because we really like cheese is to make it more like pizza I put the cheese it called for in it, but I also put another bag of cheese on top of it after I transfered the ingredients into the dish. It came out very good and VERY cheesy. The more cheese the better! Also next time I may take some of the pepperoni's and put them on top of the cheese I added to the top (just for the looks of a pizza). I can't wait to make it again!

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT