Pizza Casserole

finely chop the shallot

mince the garlic

heat oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium low

add shallot  and garlic, cook for  2 minutes

add orzo, toast for  1 minute

add oregano, thyme, sage, salt and black pepper

pour in broth

stir in tomato paste

add puréed  tomatoes, bring to a boil

cover, simmer for 10 minutes

stir occasionally to prevent orzo  from sticking

when ready, add roasted  peppers

stir in Parmesan

top with  mozzarella

add pepperoni

top with basil, black pepper  and chili flakes

 bake for  8-10 minutes