Pepperoni Pizza Casserole

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 30 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes

INGREDIENTS
1 lb ground lean ground turkey 97% lean
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons olive oil
30 oz hunts tomato sauce or 2 cans 15 oz tomatoes with no added sugar
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
12 ounces rotini pasta low carb
1 cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
1 cup no-fat mozzarella cheese
32 slices of turkey pepperoni, divided (approx 2 oz)
2 TBSP sliced black olives
top with additional zero point vegetables if you desire

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350
Cook pasta according to package and drain.
Heat olive oil over medium heat and saute ground turkey, onion, garlic, in a large skillet until meat is cooked.
Drain.
Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl mix cooked pasta, meat mixture, sauce, 1 cup of cheese, 16 pepperoni and Italian seasoning.
Mix well.
Spread pasta mixture evenly in pan.
top with remaining cheese, pepperoni, and olives.
Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes
Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes until heated through.
Cut into 12 equal servings.

NOTES
Using canned tomato sauce, lean ground turkey (or chicken) and no fat cheese help make this a delicious low point casserole. If you use 99% fat-free turkey you can lower the points. The serving size is 1 cup. Serve with a low point side or green salad for a filling low point dinner.

Nutrition Information
Yield: 12
Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 197
Total Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Trans Fat: 0g
Unsaturated Fat: 5g
Cholesterol: 61mg
Sodium: 264mg
Carbohydrates: 8g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 1g
Protein: 18g

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