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Pizza Pasta Dinner Recipe

Pizza Pasta Dinner Recipe

The flavors found in this delicious dish are always welcome in Claudia Malone’s house in Louisville, Kentucky. Packed with pasta, three kinds of meats, veggies and cheese, it makes a hearty and filling meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound Johnsonville® Ground Mild Italian sausage
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the beef, sausage, green pepper and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the pepperoni, tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, mushrooms and olives; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Drain pasta; stir into meat mixture. Heat through. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 461 calories, 25g fat (9g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 1129mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 5g fiber), 25g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 9, 2012

"This was good but watery. Would probably drain the tomatoes next time or pour off some liquid at least. I substituted a jar of pizza sauce for the spaghetti sauce. Recipe makes a lot. I will probably cut the pepperoni slices in 1/2 next time so they are easier to eat."

Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"This was great. Made it for a weekly cookout and everyone loved it and went back for seconds. This is a keeper!"

Reviewed May. 30, 2010

"Very very good! My husband says " That's a keeper to repeat.""

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2008

"I know its a lot of work, but posting the nutritional values is very helpful. Especially to diabetics who must count the carbs in everything. Thank you."

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