Apartment Living Video Tips: Easy Kitchen Clean-Up with One Pot Pizza Pasta Bake

one pot pizza bake video

There’s nothing more rewarding than eating a tasty, home-cooked meal. Unfortunately, home cooking can come with some big messes. But cleanup doesn’t have to make your heart drop with a handy one-dish recipe. Check out the video below to see how to make a one pot pizza bake with easy cleanup.

One Pot Pizza Bake Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces spicy Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 1/2 cup pepperoni, divided
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 ounces rotini pasta
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Optional: Chopped Onions


  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Add Italian sausage and cook 3-5 minutes. Crumble & brown as you cook. Once browned, drain excess fat.
  4. Stir in 1/4 cup pepperoni.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce, oregano, basil garlic powder, pasta and 1 1/2 cups water.
  6. Optional: Add onions. Then, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is cooked through, about 12-14 minutes, then remove from stove.
  8. Top with mozzarella and remaining pepperoni.
  9. Place into oven and cook until melted (about 2 minutes).
  10. Serve hot. Optional: garnish with parsley.

Recipe courtesy of http://damndelicious.net/2014/08/16/one-pot-pizza-pasta-bake/

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