Pepperoni Casserole


Spaghetti with a twist! Your standard spaghetti topped with a combination of mozzarella/cottage cheese and a layer of pepperoni to top it off. The sausage can be substituted with hamburger.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked rotini pasta

  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar pasta sauce

  • 2 (12 ounce) containers cottage cheese

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced black olives

  • 12 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 2 (3 ounce) packages sliced pepperoni


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium casserole dish.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place pasta in the pot, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.

  3. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the sausage until evenly brown.

  4. In the prepared casserole dish, mix the cooked pasta, sausage, and pasta sauce. In a bowl, mix the cottage cheese, olives, and mozzarella cheese. Spoon the cheese mixture over the sausage and pasta mixture. Top with pepperoni slices.

  5. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until bubbly and lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

694 Calories
34g Fat
54g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 694
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 1732mg 75%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 426mg 33%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 507mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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