Everyone loves pizza, right? And who doesn’t love pasta? Put them together, and you have a delicious and easy meal that can be put together in minutes. This recipe will show you how to make pasta pizza for everyone. It’s simple, quick, and perfect for a casual night with friends. Plus, it tastes great! So whether you’re looking for an easy meal or something fun to do on a Friday night with your friends, give this recipe a try. You won’t regret it.
What You’ll Need
To make this easy and delicious pasta pizza recipe, you’ll need the following:
-1 tub of spaghetti
-1/2 jar of your favorite marinara sauce
-1/2 loaf of Italian bread, sliced into thin strips
— half a pound of mozzarella cheese, shredded
— a handful of parsley, chopped
— salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (ca. 177 °C).
- Cook the spaghetti al dente according to package instructions.
- In a large bowl, mix together the cooked spaghetti, marinara sauce, bread strips, mozzarella cheese, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste.
- Place the mixture onto an ungreased baking dish and bake for 20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve hot!
How to Make the Pizza
1/2 pound pasta, such as spaghetti, linguine, or penne
1/4 cup olive oil
1 large onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 bell pepper, diced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Salt and black pepper to taste
8 ounces (0.3 kg) tomato sauce (homemade or store-bought)
8 ounces (0.3 kg) of mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 2 cups (ca. 473 cm³))
- Cook pasta according to package instructions.
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add bell pepper and spices and cook for another 5 minutes. 4. Drain cooked pasta and add it to the skillet with the sauce and cheese. Stir everything together until evenly mixed. Serve warm.
Toppings for your pasta pizza
There are endless possibilities for toppings on your pasta pizza.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
— Parsley, chopped
— Onion, diced
— Garlic cloves, minced
— Tomato sauce or tomato paste
— Ground beef or turkey
— Shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, cheddar)
— Basil leaves, chopped
— Oregano leaves, chopped
— Salt and pepper to taste
Toppings for Pizza
There are endless toppings for pizza and many ways to enjoy it. Whether you love classic pepperoni and tomato sauce or want something a little more creative, there’s a pizza topping. Here are some of our favorite ideas:
— Sautéed mushrooms: Traditional sautéed mushrooms atop a crusty pizza will give your taste buds a blissful experience. Simply heat up some olive oil in a pan over medium heat and add sliced mushrooms. Cook until they have released their juices and are slightly crispy, about 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste before adding them to your pizza.
— Roasted red peppers bring sweetness and lend an interesting flavor to your pizza. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Slice the peppers in half, remove the seeds, and place them on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until they are soft enough to easily cut into bite-sized pieces.
— Pesto: Fresh basil pesto is another fantastic option for topping your pizza crust. To make the pesto, combine 1 cup (0.24 l) of basil leaves with 2 cloves minced garlic, 1/4 cup (60 ml) of olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon (2 ml) of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon.
How to Make the Pasta Pizza Dough
If you’re looking for a fun and easy pasta pizza recipe that anyone can execute, this is the recipe for you! All you need is some pasta dough and your favorite toppings.
To make the pasta dough, you must combine 2 cups (0.47 l) of flour, 1 teaspoon of salt, and enough warm water to form a soft ball. You can also add olive oil or butter to increase the flavor and make the dough easier to work with. Once the ingredients are combined, use your hands to shape it into a ball and place it on a floured surface. Knead the dough until it’s smooth before placing it in a greased bowl. Allow the dough to rest for 30 minutes so that it can rise.
After the dough has rested, it’s time to start assembling your pizza! Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (ca. 177 °C) and spread 1/2 cup of sauce on top of the dough. Then add shredded cheese and any other desired toppings. Bake for 15–20 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown. Let cool before serving.
How to Assemble the Pasta Pizza
There’s nothing like a good pizza for dinner, and this pasta version is perfect for any crowd. It’s easy to put together and customized to your taste. Simply boil the pasta according to package instructions, drain it and set aside. In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and salt. Use your hands to mix everything together until well combined. Next, spread the mixture evenly into an 18-inch pizza pan or baking dish. Toppings can be added next if desired: chopped tomatoes, green onions, sliced mushrooms and black olives are all great options. Bake the pizza at 425 degrees Fahrenheit (ca. 218 °C) for 15–20 minutes until golden brown and bubbly. Serve hot!