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Microwave Pizza Casserole

For a quick main dish for dinner, try this great recipe. Your family will love it because it tastes just like a pizza.—Susan Slagel, Ashkum, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 4 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 2 cups uncooked noodles
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves, crushed
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • In a 2-qt. casserole dish, microwave the ground beef for 2 minutes; stir and microwave another 1-1/2 minutes or until done. Drain thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients except cheese; mix well. Cook for 10-1/2 minutes on HIGH, stirring twice during cooking. Sprinkle cheese over casserole; cook 30 seconds on HIGH until cheese is melted.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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  • DTallman
    Nov 11, 2011

    Very good & easy to make. I gave this recipe to my adult son who has basic cooking skills. He found it easy to make and he and his roommates enjoyed it also.