Sausage and Pizza Bake

Pop a family-pleasing casserole into the oven in about 15 minutes! Every spoonful is saucy, cheesy and delicious!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked rotini pasta (9 oz)
1
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup water
4
oz sliced Canadian bacon, cut into fourths
1
jar or can (14 or 15 oz) pizza sauce
1
can (4 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
3/4
cup shredded pizza cheese blend (3 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, cook and drain pasta as directed on package using minimum cook time. Return pasta to saucepan.
  • 2 While pasta is cooking, cook sausage and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir sausage mixture, bell pepper, water, bacon, pizza sauce and mushrooms into pasta. Spoon pasta mixture into casserole. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 Cover casserole. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    570
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    1420mg
    1420%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    62g
    62%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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