Pasta Meets Pizza: The Ultimate Fusion Dish

Pasta meets Pizza : the ultimate fusion dish is a mouthwatering fusion of two beloved comfort foods: pizza and pasta. This hearty, cheesy, and savory dish is perfect for any night of the week and is sure to become a family favorite.

To make this delicious meal, start by preheating your oven to 375°F. While the oven is heating, cook your pasta according to the package instructions. Drain the pasta and set it aside.

Next, prepare the pizza sauce by combining tomato sauce, garlic, Italian seasoning, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a simmer and let it cook for about 5 minutes.

Now it’s time to assemble the casserole. Spread a layer of pizza sauce on the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Add a layer of cooked pasta, followed by your favorite pizza toppings such as sliced pepperoni, diced bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions. Sprinkle a generous amount of mozzarella cheese on top of the toppings.

Repeat the layering process until you’ve used up all the ingredients, making sure to end with a layer of cheese on top. Bake the casserole for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Allow the casserole to cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving. Pair this delicious meal with a side salad and garlic bread for a complete dinner experience. Enjoy!

Yield: 6

Author: Foodie Mob

Pasta Meets Pizza: The Ultimate Fusion Dish Pasta is a delicious, hearty meal that combines the comforting flavors of pizza and pasta. It consists of layers of pasta, cheese, and pizza toppings, baked until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Here’s a simple recipe for making Pizza Casserole with Pasta.


Ingredients for Pizza Cassrole

  • 1 pound of pasta (your choice of shape)
  • 1 pound of ground beef or Italian sausage, cooked and drained
  • 1 jar (about 24 ounces) of your favorite pizza sauce
  • 1 can (about 4 ounces) of sliced mushrooms, drained (optional)
  • 1 cup of diced green bell pepper (optional)
  • 1 cup of diced onion (optional)
  • 1 cup of sliced black olives (optional)
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon of dried basil


To Prepare Pizza Casserole

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the cooked pasta, cooked ground beef or sausage, pizza sauce, mushrooms (if using), green bell pepper (if using), onion (if using), black olives (if using), 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, oregano, and basil.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a 9×13 inch baking dish, and spread it evenly.
  5. Top with the remaining 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Enjoy your delicious Pizza Casserole with Pasta!