Sausage and Tomato Retina

Sausage and Tomato Rotini

Sausage and Tomato Rotini

Tender rotini pasta bathed in a spicy sausage-tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese

PREP TIME 20 minutes

COOK TIME 30 minutes




1 1/2 Cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (1-1/2 cups = 6 oz)
1/4 Cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1 can (14.5 oz ea) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano, undrained
2 Tablespoon Hunt's® Tomato Paste
1/4 Cup lowfat (1%) or whole milk
5 each green onions, cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths
8 Ounce dry rotini pasta, uncooked (8 oz = 3 cups)
1 Pound hot Italian pork sausage links, casings removed


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, brown sausage in large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently to break up sausage with spoon. Drain. Stir in onions; cook 3 minutes, or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  2. Add diced tomatoes with their liquid, the milk, basil and tomato paste; mix well. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain pasta; place in large serving bowl. Add sausage mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Calories 671
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Cholesterol 102 mg
Sodium 1455 mg
Carbohydrate 59 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 37 g
Sugars 9 g
Calcium 371 mg
Iron 4 mg
Vitamin A 749 iu
Vitamin C 14 mg

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