Cavatini
 
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An easy and delicious baked pasta casserole that can feed a crowd!
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • ⅓ lb. rotini
  • ⅓ lb. rigatoni
  • ⅓ lb. elbows
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • ½ lb. sliced pepperoni
  • 8 oz. shredded mozzerella cheese, divided
  • 32 oz. spaghetti sauce
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook the pasta, according to package directions, and drain. In a large skillet or dutch oven, brown the green pepper, onion, mushrooms and ground beef; drain any fat.
  3. In a 9 x 13 baking dish, sprayed with non-stick cooking spray, combine the pasta and the ground beef mixture. Add the sauce and mix together until combined. Fold in the pepperoni and half of the mozzerella cheese. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes, until heated through and cheese melted.
Recipe by The Preserves Project at http://www.thepreservesproject.com/cavatini/