• 16 oz. rotini or penne pasta, uncooked
  • ½ lb. Ground Beef
  • ½ lb. Sweet Italian Sausage
  • 2 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 2 tsp. Oregano
  • 1 Green Pepper, chopped
  • 8 oz. Pepperoni, sliced
  • 6 oz. Tomato Paste
  • 1 1/4 c. Lukewarm Water
  • 1/2 c. Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c. Italian Blend Cheese, shredded

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Our Slow Cooker Pizza Pasta is a go-to for sleep-overs, kids’ parties, and weeknight meals!  This dish’s ingredients can also be tailored to fit your family’s tastes.

  1. Grease a 6-Quart slow cooker with olive oil.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and brown ground beef and sweet Italian sausage.  Drain excess fat.
  3. Return meat to pan, add green pepper and garlic and saute with meat for a minute or two longer.
  4. Place all of these ingredients in a 6-Quart slow cooker.
  5. Rinse pasta (do not cook) and place in the slow cooker with meat mixture.
  6. Stir then add tomato paste and water over noodle mix. Note: For best results, when stirring ensure all the pasta is covered with liquid.
  7. Top with shredded cheese and pepperonis.
  8. Cover slow cooker with a paper towel and top with the lid.  Cook on LOW for 3 hours.
  9. Top with diced black olives, artichoke hearts, or extra cheese, if desired

 

Happy Crocking!

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XOXO,

Jenn

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