Baked Pasta with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cheese Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 8 servings



This easy-to-make meal makes a lot, and leftovers reheat well. Cooking Light, NOVEMBER 2003. ziti , hot turkey Italian sausage links, onion, garlic, tomato paste, salt, black pepper, canned petite-diced tomatoes, fresh basil, cooking spray, shredded fresh mozzarella cheese, grated fresh Parmesan cheese cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Pasta with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cheese

1 pound uncooked ziti
3/4 pound fresh hot turkey Italian sausage links, cooked per recipe, net from 1 pound (7929)
1 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon tomato paste (11887)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
29 ounce petite-diced tomatoes, undrained (82696)
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 Cooking spray
4 ounces (1 cup) fresh mozzarella cheese, shredded (108142)
4 ounces (1 cup) fresh Parmesan cheese, grated (1033)

Recipe Directions for Baked Pasta with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain the pasta, and set aside.

  3. Remove casings from sausage. Cook sausage, onion, and garlic in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Add the tomato paste, salt, pepper, and tomatoes, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Combine cooked pasta, sausage mixture, and basil. Place half of the pasta mixture in a 4-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Top with half of mozzarella and half of Parmesan. Repeat layers. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until bubbly.

Categories

Pasta, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Italian, Bake, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
396
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.5g
18%
Saturated Fat
5.8g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
956mg
40%
Potassium
145mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
51.8g
17%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
22.2g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 28% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
   
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