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6 Cheese Italian Sausage & Pasta

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 506
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6 Cheese Italian Sausage & Pasta
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings
6
Calories
506

Rich sausage, fresh peppers and a blend of six flavorful cheeses makes this pasta bake the perfect hearty dinner.

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. mild or hot Italian sausage
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 each large red and green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes or Italian-style tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
  • 8 oz. ziti or mostaccioli pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Chef Blends® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian, divided
Directions
  1. Cut sausage into 1/2-inch pieces; discard casings. Cook sausage in large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until browned on all sides. Pour off drippings. Add onion, garlic and bell peppers; cook 5 minutes or until sausage is cooked through and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  2. Add tomatoes and tomato paste; mix well. Stir in pasta, basil and 1 cup cheese. Transfer to 13x9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 15-20 minutes.

Serving Size 6

Calories 506

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 33.10g 51%
Sat. Fat 13.90g 70%
Mono Unsat. Fat 13.30g
Poly Unsat. Fat 3.50g
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 871mg 36%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 25g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 201RE
Vitamin C 73mg 122%
Calcium 308mg 31%
Iron 3mg 17%