Sea Monster Sausage Dinner

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 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)

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

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

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
382
% Daily Value
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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