Mac and Cheese Shells with Sausage

Mac and Cheese Shells with Sausage

Make mac 'n cheese that's not only ready in 30 minutes, it has a veggie and meat, too!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

3
cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups uncooked small pasta shells (8 oz)
1 1/2
cups Green Giant® SELECT® frozen baby sweet peas
1/2
lb smoked sausage, cut in half lengthwise, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
cups shredded American-Cheddar cheese blend (8 oz)
3
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat broth to boiling over medium-high heat. Add pasta shells; heat to boiling. Boil 6 minutes; do not drain. Reduce heat. Stir in peas and sausage. Cover; simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until shells are tender. Remove from heat.
  2. Add shredded cheese; toss gently until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings
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Did You Know?
The American cheese makes this dish smooth and creamy, while the Cheddar adds loads of flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1 1/2 cups))
  • Calories 740
    • (Calories from Fat 340),
  • Total Fat 37g
    • (Saturated Fat 19g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 1450mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 66g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.