8ouncesspicy or mild Italian sausagecasings removed
115 oz. can tomato sauce
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste
1cupshredded mozzarella cheese
2Tablespoonschopped fresh parsley
Preheat oven to broil.
In a large oven-proof skillet set to medium-high heat, add olive oil. Once hot, add Italian sausage and cook until browned, crumbling with a spoon, about 5 minutes. Drain excess fat. Stir in 1/4 cup pepperoni and cook 1 additional minute.
Stir in tomato sauce, oregano, basil garlic powder, pasta and 1 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat, simmering until pasta is cooked through, 12-14 minutes.
Remove from heat. Sprinkle with mozzarella and remaining 1/4 cup pepperoni. Place under broiler and cook until melted and golden brown, 1-2 minutes, watching carefully to avoid burning.
Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.
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