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Inside Out Pizza Casserole

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  • prep time: 20 min
  • total time: 1 hr 5 min
  • serves: 6 people
  • calories: 630 1 serving

The kids are going to love this...favorite pizza toppings like sausage, pepperoni, sauce and cheese are mixed together and topped with pie crust to make a mouthwatering casserole. What fun!


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1  pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 package (8 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups Prego® Pizzeria Style Pizza Sauce
  • 4 ounces sliced pepperoni, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese(about 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 unbaked crust (1/2 of a 15-ounce package) refrigerated pie crust, at room temperature


  • Tips

    • Helper: Crimping or fluting the edges of the crust helps the crust adhere to the edges of the casserole, making it less likely to shrink.
  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 400°F.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook until it's well browned, stirring often to separate meat. Pour off any fat.

  • Step 3

    Add the mushrooms and onion and cook until they're tender. Stir the pizza sauce and pepperoni in the skillet and cook until the mixture is hot and bubbling. Remove the skillet from the heat and let cool slightly. Stir in the mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Spoon the mixture into a 2-quart casserole.

  • Step 4

    Place the crust over the sausage mixture and crimp or flute the edges. Cut several slits in the crust.

  • Step 5

    Bake for 30 minutes or until the crust is golden brown. Let the casserole stand for 10 minutes before serving. Cut the casserole into 6 slices.

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Calories 630
Total Fat 47 g
Sat. Fat 17.9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 86 mg
Sodium 1411 mg
Total Carb 27 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugar 5 g
Protein 23 g
Vitamin D 3 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 10 %DV
Potassium 9 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.