• 1 lb Ground Beef
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • ⅓ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 40 Slices of Pepperoni, divided
  • 24 oz. jar Barilla Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tsp Oregano, fresh or dried
  • 1 (12 oz.) box Barilla Pronto Elbows Pasta
  • ½ cup Pizza Sauce
  • 1 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 3-4 tbsp Chopped Parsley


  1. In a large high-lipped stainless steel skillet, cook ground beef with salt, pepper, and garlic powder over medium-high heat until browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. While beef is cooking, quarter the pepperoni and add 75% of it to the pan with the beef, cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add in pasta sauce, water, and oregano and stir.
  4. Add in Barilla Pronto Elbows and stir until well combined, let simmer for 12 minutes, stirring occasionally until pasta has absorbed most of the liquid.
  5. Pour pizza sauce over the top of the pasta, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, remaining pepperoni, and parsley.
  6. Cover and cook for another 2-3 minutes until cheese has melted, remove from heat and serve hot.

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