Pizza Casserole
Recipe from Family Circle

With its crust on the top and a generous sprinkling of cheese, this casserole will remind you of a sausage pizza turned upside-down.


Pizza Casserole

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
  • 1   medium 
    onion, chopped
  • 2   
    sweet yellow, red or green pepers, cut in large dice
  • 2   medium 
    zucchini, cut into rounds
  • 2   cloves 
    garlic, chopped
  • 3   cans 
    (14.5 ounces each) no-salt-added recipe-ready diced tomatoes, drained
  • 5   
    fully cooked chicken sausages (about 12 ounces), sliced
  • 1   teaspoon 
    dried Italian seasoning
  • 1   teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 1/4  cup 
    grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2   cups 
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1   
    tube (11 ounces) refrigerated bread sticks
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and peppers; cook 5 minutes. Add zucchini and garlic; cook 5 minutes, until barely tender.
2.
Add tomatoes, sausage, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; cook until somewhat dry, 5 to 7 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons Parmesan. Spoon half into prepared dish. Top with 1 cup mozzarella. Add remaining tomato mixture. Arrange bread sticks on top in lattice pattern, trimming to fit. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and mozzarella.
3.
Bake in 350 degree F oven 25 minutes, until bread sticks are browned and filling is bubbly. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 321, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 73, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 30, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 19, sodium (mg) 988, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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