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Pizza Casserole Oven Bake Freezer Meal | Large Family Recipes 

  • Author: Jamerrill Stewart

Description

Here are the full ingredients you’ll need to make four 9×13 pans of Pizza Casserole Oven Bake for the freezer!


Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 lbs cooked and drained ground beef
  • 4 – 16 oz boxes of Bow Tie, Rotini, or your favorite shaped noodles – cooked and drained per package directions
  • 4 – 6 oz packages of pepperoni
  • 12 cups of shredded cheese
  • 4 – 14 oz jars of pizza sauce
  • 2 cups Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

CONSTRUCTING PIZZA CASSEROLE OVEN BAKE FREEZER MEALS

  1. Set out 4 – 9×13 baking pans.
  2. In a large stockpot or huge mixing bowl gently stir together pre-cooked ground beef, precooked noodles, 8 cups of shredded cheese, 4 jars of pizza sauce, and the contents of 2 packages of pepperoni slices.
  3. Fill each 9×13 baking pan approximately 3/4 full of baked Pizza Casserole Oven Bake mixture.
  4. Top each 9×13 pan with one additional cup of shredded cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, and approx 3 oz (1/2 a pack) of pepperoni slices.

FREEZER MEAL DIRECTIONS

  1. Allow your meals to cool completely before placing in the freezer.
  2. Wrap each 9×13 pan with two layers of foil.
  3. Label the top of each pan with recipe name and date.
  4. Wrap each 9×13 pan with a layer of plastic wrap.
  5. Set each pan to freeze in the freezer. Do not stack the pans on top of one another until each pan is individually frozen.

THAWED COOKING DIRECTIONS

  1. Set the desired pans of Pizza Casserole Oven Bake out in the refrigerator the evening before you’d like to serve.
  2. Preheat your oven to 375 (oven times may vary).
  3. Remove plastic wrap and one layer of foil.
  4. Place Pizza Casserole in preheated oven for 1 hour or until bubbly and hot. Remove last layer of foil and allow to cook for 10 additional minutes.
  5. Allow your hot Pizza Casserole to slightly cool on counter for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Notes

FROZEN COOKING DIRECTIONS

  • If cooking your Pizza Casserole from completely frozen (this happens in real life :), remove plastic wrap and one layer of foil and place frozen Pizza Casserole in a preheated oven at 400 (oven temps may vary). Cook for up to 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until hot and bubbly. Remove last layer of foil and cook uncovered an additional 10 minutes as needed.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 48
  • Calories: 471
  • Sugar: 2
  • Sodium: 601
  • Fat: 25
  • Saturated Fat: 12
  • Unsaturated Fat: 10
  • Trans Fat: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 32
  • Protein: 28
  • Cholesterol: 85