Hearty Tomato Sausage Penne Bake

Hearty Tomato Sausage Penne Bake

It's Italian night! Our cheesy, sausage and pasta bake can be on your dinner table in less than an hour.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2 1/2
cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
medium green or red bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
1
can (19 oz ) Progresso® Vegetable Classics hearty tomato soup
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
package (8 oz) Italian cheese crumbles (mozzarella, provolone, Romano and Asiago cheeses)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook sausage, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in bell pepper. Cook about 2 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Return to skillet. Add soup and basil to sausage mixture; heat to boiling.
  3. Drain pasta; place in baking dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese crumbles. Pour sausage mixture over pasta.
  4. Cover with foil; bake 25 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with remaining cheese crumbles. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
Serve wtih big helpings of steamed broccoli.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 460
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 1290mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.