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Italian Casserole

Italian Casserole

This is a rich dish that needs only a salad and fruit or fruit ice to complete a satisfying dinner.

1 green pepper, diced
1 cup thinly sliced pepperoni
2 pkgs. (6 oz. each) pre-sliced Mozzarella cheese
1/2 lb. ground beef
Dried oregano leaves, salt and black pepper to taste

Cook shells as directed on package. Drain. Saute ground beef. Mix cottage or rocotta cheese, butter and tomato sauce until well blended. Stir in mushrooms and green pepper, blending well. Add oregano, salt and black pepper. Place layer of cooked sheels in bottom of lightly buttered casserole. Cover with layer of cottage cheese mixture. top with half the pepperoni. Place 2 slices Mozzarella cheese on top. Crumble with 1/3 ground beef evenly over cheese. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used, ending with Mozzarella cheese on top, ringed with pepperoni slices. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes until hot and bubbly.

Comments: Good served with fresh green salad and a red wine.


May 9, 2009 - Posted by | Cooking and Food, Famous Recipes, Recipe, Recipes | , , ,

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