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Chicken Sausage and Cheese Pasta Bake Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Sausage and Cheese Pasta Bake recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Sausage and Cheese Pasta Bake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jspracher

Makes 8 servings



I use brown rice pasta to make it gluten free.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Sausage and Cheese Pasta Bake

1 pound uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
12 ounce sausage
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
28 ounce diced tomatoes, undrained
1 Cooking spray
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Chicken Sausage and Cheese Pasta Bake

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  2. Preheat oven to 350°.

  3. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, sausage, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until sausage is browned. Add tomato paste and next 5 ingredients (through diced tomatoes); cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.

  4. Combine pasta and tomato mixture; spoon into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until bubbly.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Bake, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 262.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
452
Calories from Fat
195
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.7g
33%
Saturated Fat
8.3g
41%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
752mg
31%
Potassium
567mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
39.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
24.4g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 52%
Calcium 27% Iron 17%
* 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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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
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