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Sausage and Pizza Bake

Pop a family-pleasing casserole into the oven in about 15 minutes! Every spoonful is saucy, cheesy and delicious!

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked rotini pasta (9 oz)
1
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup water
4
oz sliced Canadian bacon, cut into fourths
1
jar or can (14 or 15 oz) pizza sauce
1
can (4 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
3/4
cup shredded pizza cheese blend (3 oz)

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, cook and drain pasta as directed on package using minimum cook time. Return pasta to saucepan.
  • 2 While pasta is cooking, cook sausage and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir sausage mixture, bell pepper, water, bacon, pizza sauce and mushrooms into pasta. Spoon pasta mixture into casserole. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Cover casserole. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

If pizza cheese unavailable, use equal parts of mozzarella and Cheddar.

Be sure to thoroughly drain the cooked pasta--a few hard shakes of the colander after the water drains will help. Excess cooking water clinging to the pasta will dilute the sauce.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
570
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1420mg
1420%;
Total Carbohydrate
62g
62%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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