Pizza Pasta Recipe
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Pizza Pasta Recipe

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I also use Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses and toss in some of my favorite pizza toppings. Kids love it, and best of all, it only takes 10 minutes to prepare. —Kerrie deVay, New Orleans, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups uncooked multigrain bow tie pasta
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 12 slices turkey pepperoni, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 318 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 584 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 16 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, tomatoes, water, pepperoni, pesto and pepper. Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. Cover and bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Stir; cover and bake 15 minutes longer or until pasta is tender. Top with cheese. Bake, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Pasta in Healthy Cooking August/September 2012, p52

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 318 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 584 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 16 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2012

This was really good! I cooked my pasta first and then baked it for a shorter amount of time.

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2012

This recipe was very easy and tasty. Made exactly as directed and turned out great.

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Reviewed Aug. 12, 2012

We love it. Husband said I could make it anytime. Didn't use the multigrain bow pasta though.

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Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

Very easy and family friendly.

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