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Pepperoni pizza pasta bake

February 26, 2017

Simple.. that was what I was after when creating this dish.. because who has time for anything other than simple right ๐Ÿ˜‰ Pizza and pasta, can you even go wrong?? This pizza pasta bake was so good and so easy to make, I am sure it will be a family hit.. Makes 6 servings at 7 smart points each, and feel free to bulk it up with some veggie add ins..


5.0 from 4 reviews
Pepperoni pizza pasta bake
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Serves: 6
 
7SP/6PP per serving
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of pasta (I weighed mine dry as that was what the nutrition info on box was for, pic below)
  • 1 cup reduced fat pasta sauce
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • ½ Tbsp italian seasoning
  • Pepperoni slices (I used 40 slices, 112g, pic below)
  • 1 cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella
Instructions
  1. Boil pasta according to package, drain and add to a bowl.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F, spray a 9x13 casserole dish.
  3. In your bowl mix pasta, pasta sauce, pizza sauce, and seasoning.
  4. Cut half of your pepperoni in small pieces and mix into your pasta, add in ½ cup of mozzarella.
  5. Pour out into your casserole dish and pat down evenly.
  6. Top with remaining cheese and then pepperoni slices, finish with a little extra italian seasoning.
  7. Cover with foil and bake in oven for 20 minutes, remove foil and continue baking 15 more minutes.
  8. Cut into 6 equal servings (about 7oz each) each serving is 7 smart points (6 points plus)
  9. Nutritional info per serving .. Calories 231... Fat 7.4g...Sat fat 3.1g...Carbs 27.9g... Fiber 4.7g...Sugars 3.8g...Protein 12.7g
  10. *Feel free to add in extra veggie toppings you would normally like on your pizza, pasta bake will freeze well.

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21 Comments

  • Reply Lisa March 13, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    Made this for supper tonight. I added lean ground beef and it brought my points up quite a bit. But was still very delicious!! Thank you!!

  • Reply Caitlyn March 22, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    I tried this recipe out this evening and it was a huge hit! I added squash to it, for some bulk and extra fiber. I love a hearty meal that doesn’t cost me a ton of smart points!! Plus, my fiance gave it two thumbs up! This one will certainly be made again soon.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 23, 2017 at 2:05 pm

      Yay I am so glad you both enjoyed it and way to bulk it up ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Heather Hartman March 26, 2017 at 11:21 am

    where do you buy the blue menu pasta? I looked online and I cant find it in any stores around me ;( (Springfield, IL)

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 26, 2017 at 5:27 pm

      Hi Heather, PC Blue menu is a Canadian brand, I did post the SP value for the serving size so you could compare it with another brand ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Kerry March 27, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Made this tonight and we ALL loved it!! Big hit with the family too! Thanks so much Kate!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 28, 2017 at 2:10 pm

      Hi Kerry, so glad the family enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Lisa March 28, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    Easy to make. Tastes amazing. Perfect dinner recipe that all ages in my family from 2 to 54yrs loved. Thanks for another fabulous recipe and keeping us deliciously on track ๐Ÿ˜‹

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 30, 2017 at 5:37 pm

      HI Lisa, aww thanks for your sweet words, so glad everyone enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Kathy April 2, 2017 at 10:19 am

    This sounds really good! Love anything Italian! One question, though. What is the difference between pasta sauce and pizza sauce? I’m not familiar with pasta sauce.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 2, 2017 at 1:37 pm

      HI Kathy, pasta sauce comes in the bigger jars or cans for spaghetti , pizza sauce is usually sold in smaller cans and is meant for making your own pizza’s, the taste is different, to me anyway

  • Reply Michelle April 5, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    This recipe is right up my alley. I have one question…Does 85 grams mean 2 cups (dry)?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 6, 2017 at 3:46 pm

      85g is 1 cup dry

  • Reply C April 8, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Did you use regular pepperoni or turkey? If you used regular, how many points would it be if you used turkey? Or do you not recommend that? Thanks.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 9, 2017 at 1:36 pm

      Hi I use reg pepperoni, I don’t like turkey so I am sorry but unsure of the points , as long as you like turkey I am sure it will work out fine

  • Reply Kelly April 20, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    What kind of pasta sauce did you use in this recipe?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 25, 2017 at 11:35 am

      I usually use a PC blue menu pasta sauce for my recipes, it is a Canadian brand and reduced fat but other brands should carry something similar

      • Reply Kelly April 26, 2017 at 7:06 pm

        Thank you! I am in Canada and can purchase PC brands. I can’t wait to try this ๐Ÿ™‚

        • Drizzle
          Reply Drizzle April 28, 2017 at 5:03 pm

          Awesome, enjoy!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Paula Z. April 25, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    So yummy!! I appreciate that most of your recipes use “regular” ingredients – nothing “weird”! LOL So far my family has enjoyed every recipe of yours I’ve tried! Thank you for your efforts…it has made my WW journey so much easier. =)

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm

      Thank you so much for your sweet words Paula.. Haha I get a lot of people that thank me for not using “weird” ingredients ๐Ÿ˜‰ Good luck on your journey!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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