"Healthified" Cheesy Pizza Pasta Recipe

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Submitted by afolston

Makes 12 servings



Prep Time:30 min Start to Finish:1 hr 10 min makes:12 servings (about 1 1/4 cups each)

Recipe Ingredients for "Healthified" Cheesy Pizza Pasta

12 oz uncooked rotini pasta (12 oz)
3/4 lb turkey sausage, casings removed
1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced (6 cups)
14 1/2 oz diced tomatoes, undrained
25 1/2 oz pasta sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
6 oz sliced turkey pepperoni
8 oz Italian cheese blend (2 cups)

Recipe Directions for "Healthified" Cheesy Pizza Pasta

  1. Heat oven to 350F. In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain; return to Dutch oven.

  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, crumble sausage. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain if necessary.

  3. Add onion and mushrooms to sausage in skillet; cook 7 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, or until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomatoes; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in pasta sauce and basil. Heat just to boiling.

  4. Add sausage mixture, pepperoni and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese to pasta in Dutch oven; stir until well mixed. Spread in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down.

  5. Bake 30 minutes or until bubbly and thoroughly heated. Remove foil; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
358
Calories from Fat
162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.0g
28%
Saturated Fat
7.3g
37%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
885mg
37%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
28.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
7.7g
Protein
20.6g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 14% Iron 14%
* 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-
    Bad points
  • High in sodium
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