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Pizzetti [Pizza & Spaghetti Casserole]

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Jan 15, 2013

Pizzetti [Pizza & Spaghetti Casserole]

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It's pizza....  It's spaghetti....  It's Pizzetti!

A couple of years ago we were making one of our favorites, spaghetti when we realized that we didn't have any hamburger to put in it.  We're kind of weird and didn't just want to just eat noodles, sauce and cheese so my husband thought it would be fun to put pepperoni in it.

Glad he had that idea because Pizetti is so good!  

It's so much fun when you try new things and they turn out to be so good

Pizetti Ingredients
1 package regular spaghetti noodles
1 1/2 jars of your favorite spaghetti sauce (we use Rago Old World Traditional)
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 - 1 package pepperoni (depending on how much you want)
2 teaspoons olive oil

Directions
Boil noodles with extra virgin olive oil for amount of time specified on package directions.  Drain and set aside.

Cover the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish with a light layer of sauce.

Add a light layer of cheese on top of the noodles.

Add a layer of pepperoni on top of the cheese.
















Add your noodles on top of the pepperoni
















Cover your noodles with a good layer of sauce and then top with remaining cheese
















Top with peperoni and place in a 350° oven for 20-30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.  We then turn on the broiler and let it cook for about 2-5 minutes until the cheese starts to brown... but be careful not to burn the pepperoni.  We keep a close eye on it!
















Blot the top of the pepperoni and cheese with a napkin to soak up any excess grease.

Serve and enjoy!
















Recipe Source:  Our own creation and named by our daughter Bailey! 


* I have linked this recipe to the following "Link Parties".  Please visit these wonderful blogs for other amazing recipes, crafts & DIY ideas!
Pocket Change GourmetPint Sized Baker
Sweet Bella RoosThe 36th AVENUEMiz Helen’s Country Cottage
The Answer Is Chocolate{nifty button}

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46 Comments:

At January 15, 2013 at 8:23 AM , Blogger Bama Girl said...

Yummy! All that melted mozzarella! Delicious! Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama!

 
At January 15, 2013 at 10:11 AM , Blogger Miz Helen said...

What a great casserole, we will really enjoy it. I am visiting from Delicious Dishes and thanks for sharing.
Miz Helen

 
At January 15, 2013 at 7:51 PM , Blogger Angie Church said...

love this idea I have large family and love making use of casseroles will try this very soon
come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

 
At January 17, 2013 at 7:43 AM , Blogger Sweet Bella Roos said...

My kiddo would LOVE this; I think she would add pepperoni's to everything if we let her haha! Found you at Pint Sized Baker, would love for you to link up at my Pin It Thursday party http://www.sweetbellaroos.com/2013/01/17/pin-it-thursday-18/

 
At January 17, 2013 at 8:52 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Thanks for stopping by Bama and leaving me a comment!

 
At January 17, 2013 at 8:53 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Thanks Miz Helen for your comment. I found your link party today and I was very excited to get to share this recipe on it :-)

 
At January 17, 2013 at 8:54 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

This casserole is so easy and is great for larger family functions! I'm glad you liked it. Thanks for the link to your site. I'll head over right now and check it out :-)

 
At January 17, 2013 at 8:56 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Haha, it sounds like your kiddo and my kiddo are from the same kiddo bunch! My teenager does put pepperoni on everything if we have it available in the fridge, lol! Thanks for the link to the party... I'll head over and link up right now :-) Check back later and I should have your button on the post that I linked and you'll be on the "link party tab" too!

 
At January 18, 2013 at 10:58 AM , Blogger Six Sisters said...

This looks so yummy! We will be trying this delicious recipe! Have a great weekend!
-The Six Sisters

 
At January 19, 2013 at 12:02 PM , Blogger Miz Helen said...

Hi Shauna,
We will just love your Spaghetti Casserole, it looks delicious! Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen
A New Follower

 
At January 20, 2013 at 4:29 AM , Blogger Kim of Mo Betta said...

A college roommate got me into putting pepperoni in baked spaghetti many years ago, it's so good! I like to use turkey pepperoni, less grease. Visiting from Delicious Dishes...both our dishes were featured this week :-)

 
At January 22, 2013 at 2:43 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Thanks for stopping by Six Sisters and viewing this recipe :)

 
At January 22, 2013 at 2:44 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

No problem Miz Helen! Love your link party on Thursdays. Thanks for following :)

 
At January 22, 2013 at 2:45 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

I'll have to try, I mean sneak in the turkey peperoni so my family doesn't know, lol! Thanks for the idea :)

 
At January 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM , Blogger Brenda said...

This looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!! Pinning ;)

~Brenda @ ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com

 
At January 24, 2013 at 12:38 AM , Blogger Rebecca @ Herons Crafts said...

This looks absolutely delicious! I am pinning to make soon!

 
At January 24, 2013 at 7:15 AM , Blogger Debi @ Adorned From Above said...

This looks amazing. I can't wait to try it. I just came over from the Busy Bee's Blog Hop. I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop and would love to have you share this and any other posts with everyone. It runs from Tuesday night through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2013/01/wednesdays-adorned-from-above-blog-hop_22.html
Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

 
At January 25, 2013 at 1:39 PM , Blogger Kym Bozarth said...

This looks amazing and I cannot wait to try it!

 
At January 25, 2013 at 2:00 PM , Anonymous Chinese restaurant Brisbane said...

Wow what a delicious looking Pizzetti! Good work.

 
At January 25, 2013 at 3:57 PM , Blogger Jennifer said...

This looks yummy! Please share this in a new Linky Party --Weekend Kitchen Creations at www.weekendkitchencreations.blogspot.com. Please join us, share your delicious creation, build more traffic for your blog and get other scrumptious ideas.

 
At February 18, 2013 at 10:06 AM , Blogger Kristin said...

This looks really good! I found your block through The Dedicated House

 
At February 18, 2013 at 3:42 PM , Blogger Danielle said...

This looks amazing! I have two little boys who would absolutely love this. Thank you so much for sharing it at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

 
At February 18, 2013 at 11:22 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Thanks for stopping by Kristin and leaving me a comment!

 
At February 18, 2013 at 11:27 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Hi Debi, I'm sorry I didn't see your comment until tonight. I missed it somehow. I just added your link party button to my Party Page so I can come and visit you on Monday's!

Thanks so much for taking the time to invite me! Sorry I haven't linked up sooner.

 
At February 19, 2013 at 11:39 AM , Blogger Tanya-Lemonsforlulu.com said...

Seems like this would please everyone! My kids love past, and love pizza, why not combine the two! This will be added in my weekly meal rotations! Thanks for sharing at Saturday Share With Us! Hope you share more this weekend!

 
At February 20, 2013 at 10:40 PM , Blogger Kathy Moody said...

These looks so amazing! My family will go crazy for this! Just pinned. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent this week. So thrilled to have you share. Hope you are having a great week. :)
Hugs
Kathy

 
At February 25, 2013 at 7:14 PM , Anonymous Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen said...

I just got home from the gym and that salad I was planning on making is not sounding to good after looking at your pictures! Seriously DROOOL!!

 
At February 25, 2013 at 8:19 PM , Anonymous Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen said...

This is great! Thanks for sharing at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!

 
At February 25, 2013 at 10:38 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Thanks Danielle, hope your boys enjoy it :)

 
At February 25, 2013 at 10:39 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Thanks Tanya! Glad I could share it at your party ;)

 
At February 25, 2013 at 10:39 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Thanks for Pinning this recipe Kathy!

 
At February 25, 2013 at 10:40 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

LOL Elizabeth! Thanks for leaving me this sweet comment :)

 
At February 25, 2013 at 10:40 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

No problem Chandra! Glad I could come over and link up!

 
At February 26, 2013 at 11:01 AM , Blogger Rettabug said...

Hi Shauna!
Your creative recipe looks yummo & I'd like to try it soon. Just to be clear....you state " Drain and set aside.

Cover the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish with a light layer of sauce.

Add a light layer of cheese on top of the noodles." When do the noodles go in??

Do the noodles go on top of THIS 1st layer of sauce? Then the cheese & then the pepperoni or is there just one layer of noodles? Please clarify for me, as I'm anxious to make it but don't want to goof it up by double layering noodles if I'm not supposed to.

Thanks!
Rett

 
At February 26, 2013 at 12:11 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

Hi Rett, thanks for your question. This is how we layer it:

1. Light layer of sauce
2. Light layer of cheese
3. Layer of pepperoni
4. Noodles
5. Sauce (a decent amount so it can soak down into the noodles)
6. Cheese (heavier layer so it get's all melty)
7. Pepperoni

Then you pop it in the oven!

So excited that you are making it :) Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

 
At February 28, 2013 at 4:36 PM , Blogger Diana - FreeStyleMama said...

My kids would love this! Thanks for all your link ups to my Pin Me Party!

 
At February 28, 2013 at 6:20 PM , Blogger Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} said...

You're welcome :)

 
At February 28, 2013 at 9:51 PM , Blogger Linda Bouffard said...

I wanted to let you know that I featured your spaghetti pizza!! Have a great weekend. Linda

http://www.craftsalamode.com/2013/02/what-to-do-weekends-8.html

 
At March 1, 2013 at 9:57 AM , Blogger Bobi Jensen said...

Wow, that looks really good. What a great idea!

I have a weekend Link party if you'd care to join:
http://www.bobijensen.com

 
At March 5, 2013 at 7:09 PM , Blogger Evelyn said...

I just pinned this and posted it on Facebook!! Thank you for sharing this at Freedom Fridays Blog Hop and thank you for being one of my Five Faves!!

Have an awesome day!!

PS I still drool when I see this!! LOL

 
At March 14, 2013 at 12:01 AM , Blogger cody said...

This looks amazing! I really want to try it! :)magret de canard video

 
At March 15, 2013 at 1:21 AM , Anonymous Brandie @ Home Cooking Memories said...

What a fun casserole for kids! I know my youngest son would love something like this!

 
At March 22, 2013 at 4:00 PM , Blogger Tanya said...

My kids always put mozzarella cheese on their spaghetti anyway. This would be perfect!

 
At April 2, 2013 at 6:52 AM , Anonymous Abby said...

We love pizza and we love spaghetti, so I'm not sure why my family hasn't figured this out already out of sheer gluttony. But we didn't, so thanks for sharing! I found this recipe from the new Show Your Style linky party at Home | Styled.

 
At April 10, 2013 at 1:45 PM , Blogger Navy Wifey Peters @ USS Crafty said...

Looks delicious! I love spaghetti and pizza. Yummy!

Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party
http://usscrafty.blogspot.com/2013/04/submarine-sunday-26.html

 
At April 13, 2013 at 6:16 AM , Blogger Alicia said...

Looks great. some of the best recipes are from things we just have on hand in the fridge or pantry :)

 

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