Smoked Pizza Casserole

Smoked Pizza Casserole
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Smoked Pizza Casserole

Carson Morby
A great twist on another way to feed your soul with beautiful pizza ingredients
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course


  • 3 Cups Dry Macaroni Noodles

Sauce Ingredients

  • 24 Oz Tomato Sauce
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Basil
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper Diced
  • 6 Sliced Mushrooms
  • 10 Thin Slices of Salami
  • 1 Lb Browned Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Lb Browned Ground Sausage
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

Topping Ingredients

  • 1-2 Cups Grated Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Package Pepperoni


  • Preheat your oven or smoker to 350 Degrees F
  • Prepare the noodles according to package instructions
  • While the noodles are cooking, mix all of the ingredients for the sauce together. When the noodles are done cooking, drain the water out, and add the noodles to the sauce mixture. Stir until evenly incorporated.
  • Add the sauce and noodle mixture to a 9×13 pan. Top the mixture with mozzarella cheese and pepperoni. Bake in the oven or smoker until the cheese is melted. This usually takes about 30-45 minutes.
  • When the cheese is melted, place the casserole in the oven on broil to slightly brown up the cheese. Watch it closely so it doesn't burn. Let cool for 5 minutes, then enjoy!

Blog Post

Do you want pizza, but don’t have dough? Have no fear, this recipe is here! Pizza Casserole is the best! Kids still love it because it has noodles in it, and there’s not a lot of kids that don’t like noodles. If you aren’t interested in getting all of the ingredients for the sauce, you can always substitute a pre-made sauce of your choice.

One of my favorite parts of this recipe is the topping. Broiling the cheese is the ultimate and flavor experience. Fire this recipe up, and you’ll be sure to please a crowd. A touch of smoke on the cheese adds just the right touch to take this dish to the next level. Enjoy!