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Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Casserole Recipe

Like baked ziti crossed with pepperoni pizza, this Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Casserole is so hearty, satisfying, and filling. It's a crowd-pleaser, and conveniently feeds a crowd! We love this Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Casserole for weekend treat meals.
Course Dinner/entree
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10 -12 servings
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl


  • 1 - 16 oz. box spiral pasta
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 lbs. ground sirloin
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 - 15 oz. cans pizza sauce or pasta sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 - 15 oz. container ricotta cheese
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 - 6 oz. package sliced pepperoni


  • Cook the pasta according to the directions on the box, and drain.
  • Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven over medium heat, combine the butter, sirloin, onion, and garlic.
  • Cook and stir until meat is browned. Drain any liquid from the pan.
  • Add the pizza sauce, garlic salt, and Italian seasoning.
  • Remove from heat, and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, stir together eggs, ricotta cheese, milk, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Add the pasta to the egg and cheese mixture, and stir gently to coat.
  • Transfer the pasta to a lightly greased 3-quart baking dish or 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Spoon the beef and sauce mixture evenly over the pasta.
  • Scatter half the pepperoni slices over the beef mixture.
  • Sprinkle evenly with mozzarella cheese.
  • Scatter remaining pepperoni slices over the mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • Remove foil and continue baking for another 20-30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and golden.
  • Cut and serve.