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.
ounces uncooked wheel-shaped macaroni (about 3 1/2 cups)
pound bulk turkey Italian sausage
cups meatless tomato pasta sauce
cup sliced ripe olives
can (4 ounces) mushroom pieces and stems, drained
cup shredded fat-free or part-skim mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
Heat oven to 350º. Cook macaroni as directed on package; drain. Cook sausage in skillet, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain.
Mix macaroni, sausage, pasta sauce, olives and mushrooms in 2 1/2-quart casserole.
Cover and bake about 30 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with cheese. Let stand about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
“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.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- 4 1/2g
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges: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 Choice3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.