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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 593kcal
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

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 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.
  • Add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. T
  • Add the flour and stir to distribute flour. Increase heat up to medium and cook for a minute or two stirring continuously.
  • Slowly stir in warmed cream in a slow drizzle and stir constantly to avoid lumps.
  • Bring cream mixture to a very slight simmer and cook until it thickens slightly.
  • When the sauce is the consistency of a gravy, season it with fresh thyme, oregano and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Remove it from heat and stir in parmesan cheese.
  • Cook penne pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is golden and bubbling.
  • For a golden brown top, broil for the last minutes of baking.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 997mg | Potassium: 486mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 471mg | Iron: 2.2mg