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
Recommended: Pizza-Flavored Recipes
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min.

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

Directions

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

  • 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
  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

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PrplMonky5 User ID: 6612040 243418
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2016

"This was really good and also an easy base recipe to tweak as you see fit. I cut it in half for just the two of us, and it was plenty. I also added extra cheese on top. Next time I will add in some green peppers. The only problem I really had was that the edges of some noodles were still a bit crunchy. I might try to keep it in longer next time or put in some extra tomato sauce or something. We'll be making this one again."

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 133115
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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DeniseHalenar User ID: 1655302 178361
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2012

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

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indymama User ID: 957128 118120
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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jwd715 User ID: 3927567 195371
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

"Very easy and family friendly."

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