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Spicy Italian Pasta Bake

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Spicy Italian Pasta Bake

Spicy Italian Pasta Bake

Rotini pasta, sauteed vegetables, turkey Italian sausage and crushed tomatoes layered with mozzarella cheese

PREP TIME 30 minutes

COOK TIME 45 minutes

Yield

6 servings (1-1/2 cups each)

Ingredients

1/2 Cup shredded carrot
1 Cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 can (28 oz each) Hunt's® Crushed Tomatoes
1 pkg (8 oz each) sliced mushrooms
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
3 *serving (1/3 sec spray) PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
2 Cup dry rotini pasta, uncooked
8 Ounce Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
1/2 Teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise, sliced

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 8x8-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, cook sausage in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, breaking apart with spoon to crumble. Add onion, zucchini, mushrooms and carrot. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink and vegetables are crisp-tender. Add tomatoes and pepper flakes; heat 2 minutes or until bubbling.
  3. Add pasta to tomato mixture; stir until pasta is well coated. Spoon half of mixture into baking dish. Top with half of the cheese. Repeat layers once more. Bake 15 minutes or until hot.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups
Vitamin C 13 mg
Vitamin A 2353.6 iu
Iron 3.2 mg
Calories 268
Total Fat 6.9 g
Cholesterol 28.6 mg
Saturated Fat 3 g
Sodium 627.7 mg
Carbohydrate 35.5 g
Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
Protein 16.5 g
Sugars 9.2 g
Calcium 157.2 mg

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