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Italian Sausage Melt

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Italian Sausage Melt
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4
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Love pizza margherita? Try this easy casserole you can make at home in a snap.
Updated May 13, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 tablespoons very hot water
  • 1/2 lb bulk spicy Italian pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup Alfredo pasta sauce (from 16-oz jar)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, cut into strips

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray bottom of 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, butter and water until dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage and bell pepper over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain if necessary. Spread sausage mixture over crust; spread pasta sauce over sausage. Sprinkle with cheeses.
  • 3
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until mixture is bubbly around edges and cheese is lightly browned. Sprinkle tomatoes and basil over top.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For a traditional pizza flavor, substitute tomato pasta sauce for the Alfredo sauce.
  • tip 2
    Serve slices of this dish with a refreshing green salad and baked pears for dessert.

Nutrition

650 Calories, 50g Total Fat, 21g Protein, 30g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
650
Calories from Fat
450
Total Fat
50g
77%
Saturated Fat
27g
135%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
1240mg
52%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
5g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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