Easy Weight Watchers Pepperoni Pizza Casserole is my new favorite comfort food this month. It’s a combination of macaroni and cheese and pizza! Do I need to say more! Check out all of these ground turkey recipes!
Not only is it easy and delicious, but it’s also Weight Watchers friendly.
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How many Freestyle Smart Points is in Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe?
This post has been updated in January of 2020 to include the Freestyle Points for the new myWW programs. You can find the points information for the programs below!
Each Weight Watchers Pepperoni Pizza Casserole should be divided into 12 equal servings. This will probably yield you about one cup per serving. Unfortunately, I don’t accurately measure my casseroles like I probably should.
Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Ingredients
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You probably have many of these casserole ingredients on hand. Lean ground turkey 97/3 is best. Onion, garlic, olive oil, zero-point tomato sauce, Hunts is best. You will add a few simple seasonings too.
Pizza Casserole Topping Ideas
For this we recipe we used low carb rotini pasta, low-fat mozzarella, and fat-free mozzarella, too. If you are on the myWW purple plan using whole wheat noodles will lower your point values.
I really like to add spinach, broccoli, and mushrooms to pizza. Thankfully, those are all zero points on the SmartPoints plan!!
Try adding hot peppers, spices, and even pickled vegetables can be a great compliment to your pepperoni pizza casserole.
If you are looking for another easy recipe that the whole family will love to be sure to try this Weight Watchers Chicken Pot Pie recipe.
Easy Weight Watchers Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Instructions
This is a very easy recipe to put together. Likely once you make a single batch you’ll come back to this recipe time and time again because it is just so simple to make!
The best part is that after you make this simple recipe you get to see the smiles all around the dinner table. Everyone loves this dinner recipe and devours it without hesitation. It’s a family favorite in our house, I’ll bet it will be a fast favorite in yours as well.
Preheat oven to 350
Cook pasta according to package and drain.
Heat olive oil over medium heat and saute ground turkey, onion, garlic, in a large skillet until meat is cooked.
Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl mix cooked pasta, meat mixture, sauce, 1 cup of cheese, 16 pepperoni and Italian seasoning.
Spread pasta mixture evenly in pan.
top with remaining cheese, pepperoni, and olives.
Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes
Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes until heated through.
Cut into 12 equal servings.
Looking for more ways to use lean ground turkey in all kinds of Weight Watchers recipes? I’ve got you covered. My page on Weight Watchers ground turkey recipes will help you get started!
Tips for lowering points:
Using canned tomato sauce, lean ground turkey (or chicken) and no fat cheese help make this a delicious low point casserole.
If you use 99% fat-free turkey you can lower the points. The serving size is one cup.
Serve with a low point side or green salad for a filling low points dinner.
If you are not on Weight Watchers you can always make whatever changes you like to the ingredients and toppings. This recipe is very forgiving and you can substitute gluten free or dairy free options where you need to as well!
Only those of you on myWW will need to make sure to pay attention to any changes you make. Using different kinds of cheese or pasta will change the point values so be sure to recalculate if you make changes!
Don’t forget to try these great Weight Watcher Friendly Recipes, too!
Here are some other Weight Watchers recipes that we think you’ll love! These recipes have also been updated to include the new myWW+ points so you don’t have to do any fancy guess work about which points go with your plan (or not)!
- Weight Watchers Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
- Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
- Weight Watchers Eggplant Casserole
- WW Pizza Recipe
Weight Watchers Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe:
Here’s the printable version of this easy to make pepperoni pizza casserole. It doesn’t matter if you are on Weight Watchers or not, the whole family will devour this dinner recipe without complaint.
It’s indulgent, easy to make, and lighted up with wholesome ingredients so that everyone can enjoy a new comfort food classic.
- 1 lb ground lean ground turkey 97% lean
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 30 oz hunts tomato sauce or 2 cans 15 oz tomatoes with no added sugar
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 12 ounces rotini pasta low carb
- 1 cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup no-fat mozzarella cheese
- 32 slices of turkey pepperoni, divided (approx 2 oz)
- 2 TBSP sliced black olives
- top with additional zero point vegetables if you desire
- Preheat oven to 350
- Cook pasta according to package and drain.
- Heat olive oil over medium heat and saute ground turkey, onion, garlic, in a large skillet until meat is cooked.
- Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.
- In a medium bowl mix cooked pasta, meat mixture, sauce, 1 cup of cheese, 16 pepperoni and Italian seasoning.
- Mix well.
- Spread pasta mixture evenly in pan.
- top with remaining cheese, pepperoni, and olives.
- Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes
- Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes until heated through.
- Cut into 12 equal servings.
Using canned tomato sauce, lean ground turkey (or chicken) and no fat cheese help make this a delicious low point casserole. If you use 99% fat-free turkey you can lower the points. The serving size is 1 cup. Serve with a low point side or green salad for a filling low point dinner.
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Serving Size1 cup
Amount Per Serving Calories 197Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 61mgSodium 264mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 18g
As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.
This recipe is not endorsed by Weight Watchers. Points were calculated with the WW app using ingredients as a courtesy. Please do your own calculations for ensured accuracy. Calculating points using nutrition info in this post is not recommended.