Cheesy Pizza Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Pizza Casserole Recipe


1 pound ground beef

1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni

1 medium onion, chopped

1 medium green pepper, chopped

1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained

7 ounces vermicelli, cooked and drained

1/3 cup butter, melted

1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce, divided

1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

How to make it

In a large skillet, cook the beef, pepperoni, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in mushrooms; set aside.

Combine vermicelli and butter in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; toss to coat. Pour 1 cup tomato sauce over pasta; top with half of meat mixture. Combine Swiss and mozzarella cheeses; sprinkle half over top. Sprinkle with oregano and basil. Layer with remaining meat and cheese mixtures. Pour remaining tomato sauce over top.

Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.
Yield: 8-10 servings.