Easy Cheese Tortellini Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe

Easy Cheese Tortellini Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe – If you love macaroni & cheese and pepperoni pizza you will flip for this Cheese Tortellini Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe! This tortellini mac & cheese is combined with the flavors of pepperoni pizza then baked to bubbly, cheesy perfection. This dinner is sure to become your family’s new favorite comfort food!

 

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces Cheese Stuffed Tortellini – cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 Garlic Cloves – chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dry Italian Seasoning
  • 8 ounces Original Velveeta Cheese – cubed
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheese Blend, a blend that includes mozzarella, like an Italian blend
  • 2 ounces Pepperoni – quartered
  • 1/2 Cup Pizza Sauce
  • Sliced Pepperoni – for topping
  • 1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Prepare and measure all ingredients before beginning.
  3. In 3 quart pot over medium heat; cook garlic in oil while stirring for 1 minute or until golden.
  4. Add milk and Italian seasoning. Stir and heat until milk begins to steam.
  5. Reduce heat then add Velveeta and shredded cheese blend. Stir until melted.
  6. Turn off heat but keep pot on burner. Add cooked tortellini and quartered pepperoni. Stir 1 minute then transfer mixture to casserole dish.
  7. Dollop pizza sauce on top and swirl into cheesy tortellini without fully mixing.
  8. Layer slices of pepperoni on top then sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  9. Bake uncovered on center rack for 25 minutes. Broil on high for 3-4 minutes to brown.

 

Source: wonkywonderful.com

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