Delicious Pizza Pasta Casserole

This is a hearty pizza macaroni bake jazzed up with pepperoni and sausage for pizza-like flavor. It is a favorite with kids.

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Ingredients :
– 1 lb ground lean turkey sausage
– 1 medium onion , chopped
– 1 clove garlic , minced
– 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
– 2 teaspoons olive oil
– 1 (26 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce
– 8 ounces rotini pasta , cooked and drained
– 2 cups shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese (20 oz)
-32 slices of turkey pepperoni
Preparation
1.  Brown ground beef, onion, garlic and seasoning in oil.
2 .Drain.
3.  Stir in pasta, spaghetti sauce and 2 cups cheese.
4. Place mixture in 2 greased 9x13x2 inch baking pans or 4 square pans.
5.  Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
6.  Top with pepperoni.
7.  Cover and freeze up to 3 months.
8.  To cook now: Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, until heated through.
9. To bake frozen casserole: Thaw in refrigerator overnight and bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes, till hot.
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