Rich and gooey, this deep-dish pizza-flavor casserole puffs up as it bakes. It's as much fun to make as it is to eat -- a surefire bet for kids.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
25 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
9
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In an extra-large skillet, cook ground beef over medium heat until brown; drain off fat. Stir onion, sweet pepper, garlic, dry spaghetti sauce mix, and oregano into meat. Add tomato sauce and the water. Cook and stir until boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium mixing bowl, beat milk, eggs, and oil with an electric mixer on medium speed for 1 minute. Add flour and salt; beat for 2 minutes more.

  • Transfer hot beef mixture to an ungreased 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Pour egg mixture evenly over top. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; top with pepperoni slices (if desired).

  • Bake, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until puffed and golden. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

392 calories; fat 24g; cholesterol 119mg; saturated fat 10g; carbohydrates 22g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 22g; sodium 896mg.
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