Pizza Casserole

Pizza Casserole

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Dinner ready in less than an hour. Enjoy this casserole made with pizza ingredients in a new way – a delightful meal.

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ounces uncooked wheel-shaped macaroni (about 3 1/2 cups)
pound bulk turkey Italian sausage
2 3/4
cups meatless tomato pasta sauce
cup sliced ripe olives
can (4 ounces) Green Giant® mushroom pieces and stems, drained
cup shredded fat-free or part-skim mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
  1. Heat oven to 350º. Cook macaroni as directed on package; drain. Cook sausage in skillet, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain.
  2. Mix macaroni, sausage, pasta sauce, olives and mushrooms in 2 1/2-quart casserole.
  3. Cover and bake about 30 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with cheese. Let stand about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
“When using any ground meat, I rinse it off in hot water after cooking to remove even more fat. I have found that the fewer ingredients in a dish, the less added fat it contains.” Nancy D.
A Note from Dr. B.:
Here’s a real all-family staple recipe. Studies confirm that a low-fat diet rich in milk, milk products, fruits and vegetables (pasta sauce counts as a vegetable!) may help reduce the risk of high blood pressure and other factors for heart disease.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 1040mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 54g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.