Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake
Recipe type: Entree
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Ingredients
  • 1 box (1 lb.) dried pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 3-4 cloves diced galic
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon dried basil
  • 30-40 slices of pepperoni
  • 1 jar (24 oz) of marinara sauce
  • 1 jar salsa or 1 can diced tomatoes (14-16 oz)
  • 1½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Prepare pasta in boiling water until al dente.
  2. Cook garlic, onion, and dried oregano and basil in extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Slice pepperonis and cut slices in half. Add to pan with onion/garlic mixture. Cook until onions are translucent and pepperoni is crispy on edges.
  4. Drain pasta and pour into large baking dish.
  5. Add mixture from stove, as well as the sauce, salsa/tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Stir until combined.
  6. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top.
  7. Bake covered for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
Recipe by Triple Chocolate Kitchen at https://triplechocolatekitchen.com/pepperoni-pizza-pasta-bake/