Easy Pizza Casserole Recipe {A Great Make Ahead Recipe} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

how to make pizza casserole


  • 8 oz. of wide egg noodles
  • 1 lb. of Italian sausage – cooked and crumbled
  • 1 (8-12 oz.) package of shredded mozzarella cheese – divided
  • 2 (14 oz.) jars of pizza sauce – I used Ragu
  • Pizza toppings, like – pepperoni slices, sliced olives, sliced mushrooms, chopped onions, chopped green peppers etc. (I used pepperoni and black olive slices)

Extra equipment:

  • 9x13 casserole dish
  • frying pan
  • mixing bowl
  • mixing spoon


  • Cook noodles per package directions to Al Dente
  • Cook sausage in frying pan until cooked through – crumble
  • Drain off any fat
  • In a large bowl, mix noodles, sausage, sauce, 1/2 of the cheese and toppings
  • Grease casserole dish
  • Pour the casserole into dish
  • Sprinkle the rest of the cheese over the top
  • Bake about 40 minutes at 350 degrees
  • Tips for serving: Serve with bread and salad