PENNE PASTA BAKE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This is originally from Kraft Foods but I have modified it to suit my personal taste and make it even more Italian--yum!
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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
italian sausage, hot
1/2 c
onion, chopped
1/2 c
green pepper, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 jar(s)
(24 oz.) traditional spaghetti sauce
1 pkg
(10 oz.) philadelphis italian cheese and herb cooking creme, divided
1 c
shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
3 c
penne pasta, cooked

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet, brown the Italian sausage with the onion, pepper, and garlic. Stir in spaghetti sauce, 3/4 cup of the cooking creme and 1/2 cup of the mozzarella; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until mozzarella is melted. Add pasta; mix lightly.
2
Spoon mixture into a 2-qt casserole dish and top with remaining cooking creme and mozzarella. Cover.
3
Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 20 minutes or until heated through, uncovering after 15 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve while hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
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