Penne with Cheesy Tomato-Sausage Sauce

Penne with Cheesy Tomato-Sausage Sauce

Add something cheesy to your family's Italian dinner. Serve pasta with pork sausage and tomato sauce - ready in 25 minutes!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

8
oz. (2 2/3 cups) uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
1/2
lb. bulk Italian pork sausage
1
(15-oz.) container refrigerated tomato pasta sauce
1/4
cup shredded fresh basil
2
oz. mozzarella cheese, diced (1/2 cup)
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  1. Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, brown sausage in large saucepan. Drain; return to saucepan. Add pasta sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in basil and mozzarella cheese. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is slightly melted.
  3. To serve, spoon sauce mixture over cooked pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Substitutions
Rigatoni or fusilli can be used in place of the penne.
Make It Special
Try fresh mozzarella in this recipe. Made from whole milk, fresh mozzarella is softer, less elastic and sweeter than regular mozzarella, which is made from skim or part-skim milk.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 500
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 1010mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 59g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 4 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 2 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.