Meat Lovers Pizza Pasta

I have a child that rarely, if ever let's me get a true combo pizza as she doesn't like most of the vegetables ever offered aside from black olives.  So, for the last many years have had to settle for always getting a meat-lover's special.  I, like most other people enjoy pizza and say I could eat it everyday - yet not really quite sure this is true.  But I have come up with a way to eat it in an interesting way - as a pasta dish.  I had my daughter literally make this while I instructed her to see how it would turn out.  You can easily add whatever you want to this - if she wasn't around there would have been onions and green peppers in mine.  Regardless, this turned out really well - I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

1 lb. Italian sausage
1/2 package thick-cut pepperoni
6 slices Canadian Bacon, quartered
1 4 oz. can sliced black olives
1 12 oz. jar desired pizza sauce
1 12 oz. can beef broth
1/2 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
2 c. shredded Mozzarella
1/2 lb. spaghetti, broken into quarters and cooked

Fry sausage in a 3-4 qt. saucier or pan until almost done, then add pepperoni, Canadian and black olives, cooking until the pepperoni turns color and begins to shrink.  Add pizza sauce and beef broth, stirring to mix together.  Bring to simmer and simmer for five minutes.  Add cooked spaghetti and bring back to simmer - cooking for five more minutes.  Remove from heat, stir in Parmesan and 1 CUP of shredded Mozzarella - mixing to incorporate.  Top with remaining cup of shredded Mozzarella and place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes.  Remove from oven, place back on stovetop or counter to let rest for ten minutes - serve.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! There has been some serious, yet fun mother-daughter bonding going on. Your daughter seems really interested in learning how to cook, and clearly, her hidden talent has just been exposed. Great output! I bet that pasta tastes delicious.

    Liz Peters