Sea Monster Sausage Dinner

Skillet dinner for Halloween! Enjoy this delicious recipe that’s made using pasta, sausage and veggies – ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) cavatappi pasta
1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
3/4
cup chopped red bell pepper
3/4
cup chopped yellow bell pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
jars (24 oz each) tomato pasta sauce
3/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (3 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain. Remove sausage from skillet. Add onion and bell peppers; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add pasta sauce and sausage; simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Add sausage mixture to pasta in saucepan; toss to coat. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese.
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain. Remove sausage from skillet. Add onion and bell peppers; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add pasta sauce and sausage; simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Add sausage mixture to pasta in saucepan; toss to coat. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The ridges on cavatappi pasta are great for holding excess sauce. Easy substitutes are rotini or elbow macaroni.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
382
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
826mg
826%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.