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Pizza pasta is a quick and easy pasta meal for the whole family. Add your favourite pizza toppings if wish and bake for 15 minutes!

What if I don’t like…

Pepperoni can be used as well as pretty much any pizza topping such as pineapple, or chicken. So go crazy and have fun!

Storage and freezing pizza pasta

Cooling

Cool within 2 hours, Transfer to smaller containers to aid cooling

Freezing

Once cooled safely, it can be frozen for up to 3 months

Defrosting

As the meal contains meat, please ensure the pasta is fully defrosted. You should never defrost on the worktop.

This is only guidance please use your own judgement.

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta

Richard
Pizza pasta is a quick and easy pasta meal for the whole family. Add your favourite pizza toppings if wish and bake for 15 minutes!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Pasta
Servings 6 people

Equipment

  • ovenproof dish
  • large frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 200 g dried pasta
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 peppers diced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • ¾ carton passata (500g)
  • 1 400 g Tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 60 g pepperoni sliced
  • 150 g of mozzarella
  • 100 g cheddar cheese
  • 3 tsp Dried Italian herbs Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Parsley, Sage and Bay Leaves. Chopped finely

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180 °C
  • In a pan of slightly salted water, cook the pasta as per packet instructions.
    200 g dried pasta
  • Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, add a splash of olive oil and fry the diced onion for 4-5 minutes until softened. Add the peppers and continue to fry till the peppers are starting to soften.
    1 onion, 2 peppers, 3 cloves garlic
  • Pour the Tomatoes, paassata, oregano and Worcestershire sauce and stir well.
    1 400 g Tin of chopped tomatoes, ¾ carton passata (500g), 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Diced ½ of the pepperoni and add to the sauce with the “Italian herb mix” and season well.
    60 g pepperoni, 3 tsp Dried Italian herbs
  • Pour the cooked pasta in to an ovenproof dish and pour over the sauce, mixing well.
  • Sprinkle the cheese over the top and finish with the remaining pepperoni on top of the pasta.
    150 g of mozzarella, 100 g cheddar cheese, 60 g pepperoni
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, or till the cheese has melted and is golden.
Keyword pasta, Pizza

About Post Author

Richard

Former chef in a nursing home, hotel, public bar and restaurant. Now full time dad to my biggest critic.Now sharing my and my families love of good food to the world.I hope you can join us on this journey of delicious discovery
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