Pizza Lover’s Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 06, 2023
When you're looking for a surefire crowd-pleaser for a kids' party, it's hard to go wrong with pizza. This dish delivers the taste of pizza in a convenient and delicious casserole. Pair it with a salad and bread, and you have a great meal for a table full of kids without the pizzeria tab! —Jackie Hannahs, Cedar Springs, Michigan
Pizza Lover's Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 7 cups uncooked wide egg noodles
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 2 jars (14 ounces each) pizza sauce
  • 6 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, crumble sausage into a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add pizza sauce.
  2. Drain noodles and add to skillet; toss to coat. Transfer half of the noodle mixture to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Layer with half the pepperoni and half the cheese. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 537 calories, 32g fat (14g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 1423mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein.