PIZZA MACARONI

1 small pkg. Creamettes macaroni
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion chopped
1 small can (8 oz.) pizza sauce
1 large can Hunts tomato sauce with bits
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 t. garlic salt
1/2 t. oregano
1 pkg. (8 oz.) grated Mozzarella cheese
1 green pepper, sliced
1 small pkg. sliced thin pepperoni sausage
1 small can mushroom bits drained

Cook meat and onion; drain off fat. Cook macaroni til almost tender (about 5 minutes). Do not overcook or rinse. Mix macaroni, meat mixture and tomato sauce in bowl. Pour into (9 x l3 inch) pan. Sprinkle top with seasonings. Pour pizza sauce over top, cover with Mozzarella and top with green pepper, mushrooms and pepperoni. Bake at 350°, for 25 minutes. (Can be made a day ahead and kept in refrigerator, but bake 5 minutes longer).
(Serves 4-6).

Pizza Macaroni recipe published in our September, 1985 Menu Minder.