Are there times when you want pizza, but you don’t have time to make homemade pizza after work and afterschool activities? Of course, you could always use a frozen pizza, but they still take time to bake and usually don’t taste too great either.

If you want to try a little twist on a family loved classic, then this is the recipe for you. It’s not too difficult and is sure to taste great. I mean, who doesn’t love pizza, right? I can’t wait to try this recipe on my family.

Crockpot Meat Lovers Pizza Casserole

1 box of noodles, cooked

3 -15 ounce cans of tomato sauce

3 teaspoons Italian seasoning

1 jar of chopped black olives

1/2 onion, chopped

1 pound of Italian sausage, cooked

8 ounces pepperoni

8 ounces Canadian bacon

2 cloves garlic

16 ounces of shredded cheese

Toss the cooked noodles, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, olives, onion, sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon and garlic into a large bowl and mix until combined. Grease your crockpot and then scoop a third of the mix into the bottom of the pot. Sprinkle 1/3 of the cheese on top of the mix. Repeat two times. Bake on low for 3-4 hours or warm for 6-8 hours.

Joy Larson is a mother of four boys, graduate of the University of Montana, animal lover and writer.