This one-pot pizza pasta is a deliciously easy dinner. It is a super hit with my kids.

I love one-pot meals because they are quick to prepare, easy to clean up, and don’t have a lot of ingredients. For more easy dinner ideas try my easy skillet lasagna or skillet chili mac. And don’t miss this recipe for one-pot skillet ziti.

One Pot Pizza Pasta being served.
Pizza Pasta Dish-Muah! (Chef’s Kiss)

One-Pot Wonders

 They are the perfect meal when you are on the go!  Have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes!

Ingredients for One Pot Pizza Pasta

One Pot Pizza Pasta Ingredients

  • rotini pasta
  • Italian sausage or ground beef
  • onion
  • garlic
  • 1 cup pepperoni sausage, sliced
  • pizza sauce
  • mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • parmesan cheese for topping (optional)

How to Make One Pot Pizza Pasta

  1. In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, brown the sausage with the onion, and garlic. Add salt and pepper to taste.cook the ground sausage  with the onions and garlic for the pizza pasta.
  2. Stir in the uncooked noodles, pepperoni, pizza sauce, and water. Meat. pasta, and sauce combined in skillet for the One Pot Pizza Pastastirred in pasta, sauce and pepperonicooked one pot pizza pasta
  3. Cover and cook stirring frequently for 10-15 mins until the pasta is ready. Done and delicious! One Pot Pizza Pasta finished in skillet with cheese on top.
One Pot Pizza Pasta served in a blue lined white dish.
One Pot Pizza Pasta served in white dish with fork.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 16 ounces uncooked rotini
  • 1 pound sausage or lean ground beef I use sausage
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni sausage 6 ounce bag
  • 2 – 15 ounce canned pizza sauce I used Chef Boyardee Pizza Sauce With Cheese
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese or more


  • In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, brown the sausage with the onion, garlic. Stir in the uncooked noodles, pepperoni, pizza sauce and water. Cover and cook stirring frequently for 10-15 mins until pasta is ready. Done and delicious!


Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 1286mg | Potassium: 691mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 531IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 3mg
Servings: 6
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Author: Cindy Hopper

Just in Case

Leftovers? Store them in an airtight container in the fridge.

No pizza sauce? Substitute marinara sauce or spaghetti sauce.

Feeling creative? Add your other favorite pizza toppings into this One Pot Pasta dish and make your own variation!

More One Pot Recipes to Try

I meant it earlier when I said that I LOVE One Pot dishes for the ease of preparation, cooking, and clean-up. I hope you love these, too! Let me know in the comments!

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  1. A nice change from our normal pizza! So easy to make, and filling! Thanks for sharing this recipe! We will absolutely make this again!

  2. That was my question also. I’m gonna add at the end then hit it under the broiler to melt. If I don’t post again it’s because it turned out fine

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