Penne with Cheesy Tomato-Sausage Sauce

Add something cheesy to your family's Italian dinner! Serve tomato and sausage sauce over your pasta - a dish that's ready in 25 minutes!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. (2 2/3 cups) uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
1/2
lb. bulk Italian pork sausage
1
(15-oz.) container refrigerated tomato pasta sauce
1/4
cup shredded fresh basil
2
oz. mozzarella cheese, diced (1/2 cup)
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brown sausage in large saucepan. Drain; return to saucepan. Add pasta sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in basil and mozzarella cheese. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is slightly melted.
  • 3 To serve, spoon sauce mixture over cooked pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    500
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1010mg
    1010%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    59g
    59%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 2 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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