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Killer Crock Pot Pizza * Venison Optional

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“Don't expect ANY leftovers with this recipe! Add your own special pizza ingredients (black olives, anchovies, whatever trips your trigger) to really customize your "pizza."”
READY IN:
3hrs 20mins
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
1 full crock-pot
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) package wide egg noodles
  • 1 12 lbs ground meat (venison, beef, turkey, pork sausage)
  • 14 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (28 ounce) can spaghetti sauce (or 1 quart home-made canned)
  • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 2 tablespoons mixed Italian herbs (basil, oregano, garlic powder, whatever)
  • 1 (3 ounce) packagesliced pepperoni, slivered
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Cook & drain pasta according to pkg directions; set aside (keep warm).
  2. Meanwhile, cook meats and onion; stir in spaghetti sauce, mushrooms, and herbs.
  3. In the crock-pot, spread ONE-THIRD of the meat over the bottom, then ONE-THIRD of the noodles, sprinkle ONE-THIRD of the pepperoni slivers and one cup of each of the cheeses.
  4. Repeat twice with remaining meat-sauce, noodles, pepperoni and cheeses.
  5. Actually, you can do this in whatever order you like -- but, please, finish with cheese on the top!
  6. Cover crock-pot and cook on LOW for 3-4 hours (the smell will be too much to believe!).
  7. Cheese should be nicely melted and browned to a crunchy, delectable goodness around the edges.

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