Zesty Zita



An easy dish for a crowd.


  1. In large skillet, brown sausage, ground beef, onion and garlic; drain. Season meat mixture with Italian seasoning and salt. Stir in both jars spaghetti sauce, water and pepperoni; simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Cook pasta according to package directions in boiling water with 2 teaspoons salt, for minimum time given; drain. Stir pasta into meat sauce. Spoon into 9 1/2x15" glass baking dish. Refrigerate or freeze, if desired.
  2. To Bake: Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven, covered, 15 minutes; remove cover and stir. Combine cheeses and parsley; sprinkle evenly over casserole. Continue baking until bubbly in center and cheese is melted (15-25 minutes).
  3. Tips: If frozen, defrost in refrigerator 24 hours before baking. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour. Bake as directed above.
* Recipes created for given quantity. Changes to quantities are for planning purposes only and have not been tested.