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Sea Monster Sausage Dinner

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Sea Monster Sausage Dinner
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 12
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Skillet dinner for Halloween! Enjoy this delicious recipe that’s made using pasta, sausage and veggies – ready in 25 minutes.
Updated Nov 26, 2012

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)

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    The ridges on cavatappi pasta are great for holding excess sauce. Easy substitutes are rotini or elbow macaroni.

Nutrition Information

382 Calories, 17g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 40g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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