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cavatini casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sue Ringler
Palmerton, PA

This has been a hit with everyone who has tried it.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cavatini casserole

  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    spaghetti sauce seasoning mix
  • 1 lg
    pepperoni stick, sliced
  • 8 oz
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 c
    each- 3 different types of pasta (shells, wheels, etc.)
  • 15 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 1 c
  • 6 oz
    cheddar cheese, grated
  • 6 oz
    mozzarella cheese, grated

How To Make cavatini casserole

  • 1
    In a large skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef with the onion and peppers. Drain excess liquid and reserve. Add spaghetti seasoning to browned meat and blend. Add pepperoni and mushrooms and blend again.
  • 2
    Meanwhile prepare pasta. Drain and add to ground beef mixture in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Add tomato sauce and water; stir to combine. Add most of the cheese and stir again. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  • 3
    Bake 30 minutes, uncovered. Serve warm.