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Slow Cooker Pizza in a Pot

With warm breadsticks or garlic toast on the side, this is one dinner I know my family will always eagerly eat. —Dianna Cline, Phillippi, West Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 cups spiral pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 packages (3-1/2 ounces each) sliced pepperoni
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook the beef, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, pizza sauce and tomato paste.
  • In a 5-qt. slow cooker, layer the pasta, beef mixture, pepperoni and cheese. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until heated through.
If you'd like, substitute 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage for the pepperoni in Pizza in a Pot. Cook it along with the ground beef, green pepper and onion.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 473 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 829mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 31g protein.

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