Can you say ONE POT EASY and DELICIOUS Pizza Pasta Skillet ! Your family will love this simple Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Skillet dinner all cheesy and yummy for a great weeknight meal that is on the table in under 30 minutes with little effort.
Pepperoni Pizza Pasta – A One Pan Meal!
It’s always a thrill when you can throw a few ingredients into a skillet and 20 minutes later out comes a delicious dinner that the whole family will love! A juicy, meaty, cheesy scrumptious dinner that will remind you a little of a pepperoni pizza! Don’t forget to shake on some freshly shredded Parmesan cheese.
This dinner will not only make your day so much easier but will feed your family for very little money! This is a low-cost meal that is as economical as it is delicious.
This one skillet Pepperoni Pizza Pasta is sure to be a super-duper big hit at your dinner table so grab the ingredients this week and make this super easy one pot meal! Don’t forget to put Parmesan cheese on the table to serve.
- Use Barilla, PRONTO Rotini pasta. One Pan. No Boil. No Drain. This is a Delicious Pasta that cooks up quickly.
- Use between 1/4 lb. and 1/8 lb. of sandwich pepperoni from the deli. You may want to buy the full 1/4 lb. because everyone will grab a slice before you start cooking. Chop the pepperoni into small pieces.
Ingredients Needed for Pizza Pasta Skillet with Pepperoni:
- Ground Beef – we use lean ground beef.
- Olive oil – extra virgin olive oil
- Onion – yellow onion
- Fresh Garlic – cloves of garlic
- Pepperoni – you can buy sliced pepperoni from the deli section in the grocery store.
- Rotini Pasta – organic is the best
- Beef Broth
- Tomato Paste
- Diced Tomatoes
- Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
- Garlic salt
- Dried oregano
- Grated Parmesan Cheese – to serve
How to Make Easy Pizza Pasta Skillet
STEP 1. Using a large deep skillet with a lid, cook the onions in oil until onions are tender.
STEP 2. Add the ground beef and garlic; continue to cook until beef is well browned. Break beef up with a spatula as you cook. Season beef with garlic salt, oregano and a small amount of salt & pepper during browning.
STEP 3. Add the pepperoni and cook for about 2 more minutes.
STEP 4. Add the beef broth, tomato paste and diced tomatoes. Stir well to combine and then add the uncooked pasta. Stir again and bring to a light boil.
STEP 5. Stir again and then reduce heat; cover and cook for 9 minutes.
STEP 6. Uncover, stir and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the cheese and cover until cheese is melted through.
Your family will love you and your dinner tonight with this delicious family-friendly Pepperoni Pizza Pasta!
- 1-1/4 lb. ground beef
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion diced fine
- 2 cloves garlic diced fine
- 1/4 lb. sliced pepperoni
- 3 cups rotini pasta
- 3-1/4 cups beef broth
- 1 6 oz can can tomato paste
- 1 15 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
Using a large deep skillet with a lid, cook the onions in oil until onions are tender.
Add the ground beef and garlic; continue to cook until beef is well browned. Break beef up with a spatula as you cook. Season beef with garlic salt, oregano and a small amount of salt & pepper during browning.
Add the pepperoni and cook for about 2 more minutes.
Add the beef broth, tomato paste and diced tomatoes. Stir well to combine and then add the pasta. Stir again and bring to a light boil.
Reduce heat; cover and cook for 9 minutes.
Uncover, stir and cook for about 2 minutes.
Add the cheese and cover until cheese is melted through.
Yum, ground beef, onions, garlic and pepperoni all sautéed together to make a delicious beefy filling for this pizza pasta skillet.
Add the pasta, tomatoes and broth to the skillet with the beef. Stir well to combine.
For added health benefits, serve this beefy, cheesy pasta recipe with a basic tossed salad filled with veggies! Every bite of this pizza pasta is delicious.
What Other Additions Can be Added to this Pizza Pasta Recipe?
- Canned Sliced Mushrooms – or sautéed fresh mushrooms
- Sliced Black Olives
- Diced Red or Green Pepper
- 1/2 Ground Sausage and 1/2 Ground Beef
What to Serve with Pizza Pasta Skillet –
How to Keep and Store Leftover Pasta
Store leftover pasta in an airtight container for about 4-5 days in the refrigerator. Leftovers are so awesome and reheat well. Just reheat any leftovers in the microwave for lunch or another dinner later in the week.
Yum – This Easy Pasta Dinner smells Delicious!
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