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White Pizza Casserole

White Pizza Casserole is a delicious blend of cheesy white pizza sauce, pasta and lots of pepperoni baked to crispy perfection in a casserole dish.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword White Pizza Casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Calories 593 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 4 cups dry penne pasta cook based on package directions
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 6 oz pepperoni's

Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream warm
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano chopped leaves only
  • 1/2 cup parmesan grated
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large skillet or saucepan over low heat, add butter once almost melted and diced onion and cook until transparent, about 5 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. T
  4. Add the flour and stir to distribute flour. Increase heat up to medium and cook for a minute or two stirring continuously.
  5. Slowly stir in warmed cream in a slow drizzle and stir constantly to avoid lumps.
  6. Bring cream mixture to a very slight simmer and cook until it thickens slightly.
  7. When the sauce is the consistency of a gravy, season it with fresh thyme, oregano and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  8. Remove it from heat and stir in parmesan cheese.
  9. Cook penne pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  10. Add cooked pasta, 3/4 of the pepperoni's, 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese and the white pizza sauce to a large bowl and gently toss to combine.
  11. Pour mixture into a greased 9x13'' pan. Sprinkle 1 1/s cups of mozzarella cheese on top (you can use more or less cheese), top with remaining pepperoni pieces.
  12. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is golden and bubbling.
  13. For a golden brown top, broil for the last minutes of baking.
  14. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
White Pizza Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 593 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 997mg43%
Potassium 486mg14%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 545IU11%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 471mg47%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.