3-Cheese Pasta and Sausage Bake

3-Cheese Pasta and Sausage Bake

This is a great comfort food. It has all the qualities and flavors hungry taste buds desire.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

Servings

1
pound sausage
1
tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
1
medium chopped shallot
1
medium chopped roasted red bell pepper
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse grind black pepper
1
15 oz can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
1/2
cup chicken stock
2
teaspoons Italian herb seasoning mix
1
tablespoon dried parsley
1/2
pound penne pasta
3
ounces cream cheese
1/2
cup shredded parmesan cheese
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Spray a large casserole dish with oil or butter.
  2. Brown and separate sausage; drain. Add garlic, shallots, roasted red bell peppers, salt and pepper. Saute 3-4 minutes. Add tomatoes, chicken stock, Italian seasoning, and parsley. Stir well and simmer 15 minutes over med-low heat.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta in salted boiling water until just under al dente and drain. Add pasta to meat mixture and stir to mix. Stir in cream cheese and mix thoroughly. Transfer to prepared casserole dish and smooth over the top. To with parmesan and mozzarella cheeses.
  4. Bake 20 minutes, until bubbly and cheeses are toasty. Let set 5 minutes and serve with crusty garlic bread.
Makes Servings
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You can buy roasted red bell peppers in your grocery isle.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving ()
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.