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Pepperoni Penne Casserole

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

This fabulous pasta dish includes beef, pepperoni, three cheeses, spinach, mushrooms, bell peppers and gluten free penne pasta. Perfect for company dinners.

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. pkg. Ronzoni gluten free penne pasta (or other tube pasta )
  • 2 1/4 lbs. 96% lean ground beef
  • 2 24-oz. jars spaghetti sauce ((your favorite))
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 8 oz. fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 2 cups fresh spinach (packed)
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. fennel seed
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 2.5 oz. miniature sliced pepperoni ((I used 5-oz. but you may find this too much))

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, brown beef in a large Dutch oven. If necessary, add a tablespoon or two of olive...
  2. Get the full instructions at Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
Pepperoni Penne Casserole

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
Italian
Category:
Pasta
Recipe Yields:
10
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