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Pizza Penne Bake

All the best pizza flavors in an easy pasta bake dish!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 1 lb. pasta noodles, such as penne, ziti, mostachioli or other medium shaped noodle
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 30 pepperonis, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup pizza blend shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Tossed salad; as side dish


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cook the pasta as directed on the package in an ovenproof saucepan or Dutch oven. Save 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid and then drain.
  • To the same saucepan or Dutch oven, add the reserved cooking liquid and the pizza sauce and whisk together.
  • Then stir in the chopped peppers and halved pepperonis and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the drained pasta noodles. Toss together.
  • Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over the pasta and then sprinkle the pizza blend shredded cheese over top.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until cheese begins to melt.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Prepare tossed salad.
  • Serve Pizza Penne Bakewith tossed salad.