Cavatini with a twist

I love to cook and Cavatini is one of my favorite dishes to fix and I think it’s because with just two people to feed this dish will last at least three nights for dinner and all I have to do is change the salad and bread to make it look like something different each night.  It’s a quick casserole that’s a toss up between pizza and spaghetti.

Cavatini ready to pop in the oven.

Cavatini ready to pop in the oven.

Normally this recipe consists of cooked rotini noodles, ground beef cooked with onions and green peppers, spices of your choice and spaghetti sauce.  Then you cover that with pepperoni and top with mozzarella cheese.

The last time I baked it I added to the cooked ground beef a whole, sliced kielbasa, lots of onions and lots of green peppers.  It was divine!!

Browned ground beef, onions, green peppers and polska kielbasa.

Browned ground beef, onions, green peppers and polska kielbasa.

Meat mixture mixed up in casserole dish with cooked rotini and spaghetti sauce.

Meat mixture mixed up in casserole dish with cooked rotini and spaghetti sauce.

Top it all with pepperoni and then with mozzarella cheese.  Bake at 350* for 30 minutes and cheese is melted and golden.

Top it all with pepperoni and then with mozzarella cheese. Bake at 350* for 30 minutes and cheese is melted and golden.

This is such a quick and easy recipe and I’ll add it to my recipe page.  Hope you enjoy!  We serve it with a salad and garlic bread.

 

One response to “Cavatini with a twist

  1. Mmmm… sounds like one of those comfort foods! Does it freeze well? In our household, it’s also just two of us, so I wonder if I could make one and freeze one with this recipe? Right now we are trying to watch our fat, so I probably won’t put the pepperoni on top and use the turkey kielbasa, with extra veggies, but this would be wonderful on one of those cold winter evenings! Thanks!

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