Italian Sausage Melt

Italian Sausage Melt

Love pizza margherita? Try this easy casserole you can make at home in a snap.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1 1/4
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons very hot water
1/2
lb bulk spicy Italian pork sausage
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
cup Alfredo pasta sauce (from 16-oz jar)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
2
tablespoons fresh basil leaves, cut into strips
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray bottom of 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, butter and water until dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan.
  2. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage and bell pepper over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain if necessary. Spread sausage mixture over crust; spread pasta sauce over sausage. Sprinkle with cheeses.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until mixture is bubbly around edges and cheese is lightly browned. Sprinkle tomatoes and basil over top.
Makes 4 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
For a traditional pizza flavor, substitute tomato pasta sauce for the Alfredo sauce.
Serve-With
Serve slices of this dish with a refreshing green salad and baked pears for dessert.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 650
    • (Calories from Fat 450),
  • Total Fat 50g
    • (Saturated Fat 27g,
    • Trans Fat 2 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 130mg;
  • Sodium 1240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 6 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.