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Baked Sausage and Penne

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 6

Add something cheesy to your family's dinner! Bake this delicious casserole made with pork sausage and pasta. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2 2/3
cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (24 oz) marinara sauce
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1
cup ricotta cheese
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
egg
1
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (4 oz)
Thinly sliced fresh basil leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In Dutch oven or 3-quart saucepan, cook pasta as directed on package, using minimum cook time; drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook sausage, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Add sausage, marinara sauce and basil to cooked pasta in Dutch oven; stir well. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg. Spoon over pasta mixture. Sprinkle with cheese blend.
  • 4
    Cover; bake 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil.

Expert Tips

  • Cover the baking dish with a sheet of foil sprayed with cooking spray to prevent the foil from sticking to the cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
0%
Saturated Fat
11g
0%
Sodium
1260mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
0%
Dietary Fiber
5g
0%
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 High-Fat Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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