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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!

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $11.18

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Reviews

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  • Not the best

    Jackie2014
    January 23, 2014

    Easy to make, however, children and adults agree that taste wasn't impressive. No one finished their plates. It was a waste of food.

  • Yummy!

    klecj
    February 9, 2013

    I only used half of an onion and I used canned mushrooms instead of fresh. It was delicious!

  • very tasty

    bluemoon09
    January 13, 2013

    worth the heartburn lol. tweeked mine a little by greasing the dish and sprinkling with oregano and garlic powder, used a pie crust on bottom, put half filling in, then thick layer of cheese, then other half of filing. finished by dusting top crust with oil, oregano, and garlic powder. turned out amazing.

  • Inside Out Pizza Casserole

    haharbaugh
    February 10, 2009

    The flavors are great and the recipe is easy, BUT instead of making it as a casserole I would suggest making it into individual pot pies.

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Made With

Calories 630
Total Fat 47 g
Sat. Fat 17.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 1410 mg
Total Carb 27 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugar 5 g
Added Sugars 1 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.