The Post You’ve Been Waiting For

It’s finally here- the day I am revealing to you my amazing recipe.  I know you’ve been on the edge of your chairs waiting for this day to arrive and it will be worth your wait!  This is one of the best casseroles I have ever had.  I loved it.  Rich loved it.  And Hailey loved it.  Hailey ate every last bite on her plate and that is unusual.

So- here it is: Meat Lovers Pizza Casserole

The ingredients

Cook about 10 oz of the Ziti noodles

Chop up 1 cup of green pepper

Chop up 1 small onion.

Cook 1/2 pound of ground beef, green pepper and onion until meat is no longer pink.  Drain it and then set it aside in a medium bowl (which will be called the “meat bowl” for the rest of this post).

Brown 1/2 pound of sausage and add it to the ”meat bowl.” 

Cook 8oz of bacon, drain and add to the “meat bowl.”

Cut up 1 cup of fully cooked ham- and you guessed it- add it to the “meat bowl.”  Stir everything in the “meat bowl” until it is well mixed.

Add 12 oz of Spaghetti sauce to the meat mixture and mix well.

By now your Ziti noodles should be done cooking so you will need to drain them.

Cut 4 oz of Velveeta Cheese into little cubes and mix it with the ziti noodles.  Be sure to do this while the noodles are nice and warm and the cheese will melt very easily.

Now add the other 12 oz of Spaghetti sauce to the noodles and cheese.  Spread that mixture into a greased 9 x 13 pan.  Then spread the meat mixture on top of that.

Then grate 8 oz of Velveeta cheese (I didn’t know you could grate Velveeta cheese, but I tried it and it actually grated pretty easily).  Sprinkle that on top of your casserole.

Then add pepperoni to the top of your casserole.  Add as much or as little as you like.  Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until cooked through.

Yummy Meat Lovers Pizza Casserole.

And again from a different angle.

And now in case you just want the recipe in regular format:

Meat Lovers Pizza Casserole

½ pound ground beef
½ pound sausage
8 oz bacon
1 cup fully cooked ham
Sliced pepperoni (use as much or as little as you prefer)
10 oz Ziti noodles, cooked and drained
1 (24 ounce) jar Spaghetti sauce, divided
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup chopped green pepper
12 oz Velveeta Cheese, divided


In a skillet cook ground beef, onion and green pepper until meat is no longer pink, drain and set aside in a medium sized bowl.
In a skillet cook sausage until meat is no longer pink, drain and add to bowl with beef in it.
In a skillet cook bacon, drain and add to bowl with other meats.
Add 1 cup of fully cooked ham cut into bite size pieces to the other meats and stir everything until well mixed. Then add half of the jar of Spaghetti sauce to the meat mixture, mix well.
After you have cooked and drained your ziti noodles- add 4 oz of Velveeta cheese that has been cut into small cubes. Be sure to add the Velveeta cheese while the noodles are warm so that the cheese will melt. Then add the other half of the jar of Spaghetti sauce to the noodles and cheese. Spread the noodles into a greased 9×13 inch dish.
Add the meat mixture on top of the noodles. Cover with 8oz of grated Velveeta Cheese and top with pepperoni slices.
Cook at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cooked through.

Voting will start tomorrow and go until November 23rd over at Velveeta Casserole Challenge and I would love it if you would vote for me and my yummy Meat Lovers Pizza Casserole.  And you know what?  You can vote every single day. 

Also starting tomorrow and going through November 23rd I am going to be having all sorts of giveaways going on.  A new giveaway will start every couple of days as my way of bribing you to vote for me!  So make sure you come by here every day so you don’t miss any of the fabulous prizes I have lined up.


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12 comments on “The Post You’ve Been Waiting For

  1. Girl that looks good. I bet my family would eat it up! Thanks for the step by step, could you write a book in that format, I would so buy it.

  2. That sounds great! I know what I’ll be having for dinner tonight!!

  3. Wow that looks great..and not just because I am hungry. ;)
    I am not usually that crazy about Velveeta but I think with all you have going on with flavors that this would be something my family would love.
    I will be sure to vote for you…hope you win. Great job coming up with this recipe….even with Rich helping with the shopping. :)

  4. that looks great and very hearty!!! What an awesome job you did – I hope you win!!!

  5. Wow! I just ate dinner, but I want to try some of that! That looks great and I know my meat loving family would eat it right up! I hope you win! Good luck!

  6. rachel on said:

    Damn I am allergic to cheese but looks so damn yummy

  7. architect on said:

    this makes me hungry.. that looks so yummy.. I’ll try this at home..

  8. Ashley on said:

    It looks delicious. I have copied the recipe and will be making it very soon. I will vote for you.

  9. Auntie on said:

    That looks pretty tasty. I already voted for you before I even tried it. Come on up for a visit and we can all have some together. Miss the days of old when we got together really often!

  10. Heather @ Not a DIY Life on said:

    This sounds fantastic!! i’ll be voting for you!

  11. Mmm…looks delicious!

  12. analyn on said:

    OMG looks so yummy, I will try this @ home, I will forget my diet for awhile lol.

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