Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Recipe

pepperoni pizza pasta

Preparation

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 28 mins
  • Total: 38 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Cooking Method: Baking
  • Recipe Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

  • 2tablespoonsolive oil
  • 1largeonion (sliced)
  • 1yellow bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1green bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1red bell pepper (sliced)
  • 3clovesgarlic (crushed or grated)
  • 300gramsFusilli pasta (or your favorite shape)
  • 350milliliterstomato puree
  • 650milliliters water
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 3teaspoonsdried oregano
  • 150gramspepperoni (slices)
  • 200gramsFresh Mozzarella Cheese

Do you like Pepperoni Pizza? So you’ll love this Pepperoni Pizza Pasta, which is a combination of two comfort food favorites! Pepperoni Pizza transformed into a wonderful pasta, all made in one pot. This pasta can be customized to your favorites with every meat and veggie imaginable.

The exciting thing about this meal is just how easy, quick, delicious, and very family-friendly it is. We’ve used bell pepper, pepperoni, Mozzarella, and tomato puree poured over Fusilli pasta. Topped with Mozzarella cheese and grilled until golden and crispy. 

This easy one-pot Pepperoni Pizza Pasta works really well with a Green Salad, and it can be your new favorite midweek meal!

Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F).

Step 2

Put the oil in a wide pan over low heat, then add the sliced onion and the bell peppers. Stirring constantly and frying for 3 minutes, until beginning to soften. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Pour in water and salt into a big pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Put the Fusilli pasta, tomato puree, pepper, and two teaspoons of the oregano. Cook it until al dente, for 10 minutes. Then remove the lid.

Step 4

Stir the pasta, then add in half of the pepperoni and stir again.

Step 5

Scatter over half of the Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, then dot over the pepperoni slices on the top of the dish (like a pizza). Top with the remaining Fresh Mozzarella Cheese and then sprinkle over the remaining one teaspoon of oregano.

Kalleh fresh Mozarella cheese

Step 6

Put it in the preheated oven and cook it for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbling.

Step 7

Garnish with red bell pepper flakes and serve. Enjoy!

Cooking Notes

Choose a wide, fairly deep pan that is both suitable to go on the stove and in the oven.

Store leftover Pepperoni Pizza Pasta in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.

You can add your favorite toppings! Such as jalapenos, onion, garlic, spinach, chicken, olives, mushroom, fresh basil and etc.

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