One-pan pizza pasta

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Serves

8

One-pan pizza pasta

Photo, Roberto Caruso.


Ingredients

  • 4 cups rotini pasta
  • 3 slices bacon , chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper , chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 3 cloves of garlic , minced
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 250 g lean ground beef
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni , divided
  • 660-mL jar passata
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp chopped parlsey

Instructions

  • COOK pasta following package directions. Drain and set aside, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid.
  • HEAT a large oven-safe frying pan over medium-high. Add bacon and cook, stirring, for 3 min. Add green pepper, mushrooms, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper and cook, stirring, for 3 min. Add beef and cook, breaking up with wooden spoon, for 4 min, then stir in ¾ cup of the pepperoni. Cook mixture for 2 min.
  • STIR in passata and sugar and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 5 min. Add pasta and reserved cooking liquid and stir until combined. Sprinkle cheese and remaining ¼ cup pepperoni overtop.
  • BROIL in centre of oven until cheese is melted and browned, about 3 min. Sprinkle with parsley.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 461,
  • Protein
  • 22 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42 g,
  • Fat
  • 22 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 782 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin B12