Pizza Pot Pie


8 oz wagon wheel macaroni
8 oz Italian sausage
1 tsp instant minced onion
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp basil
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 (24 ounce) jar traditional-style pasta sauce
1 (8 oz) package (1 cup) mozzarella cheese, grated


Preheat oven to 400 deg. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. While pasta is cooking, break apart Italian sausage and cook over medium heat in a large skillet, until done, about 5-7 minutes add in onion, oregano, basil and pepper, stir well. Drain excess fat. Stir cooked sausage, onion, oregano, basil and pepper into pasta sauce. Turn into an ungreased 9" deep dish pie plate or 2 1/2qt. casserole dish. Cover top completely with mozzarella cheese. Bake 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is hot. Great served with garlic bread or garlic sticks and a side salad.