Italian Baked Penne

8
Servings
30m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In


"This is a recipe that my mom used to serve. Over the years, I have added spinach to make it healthier. It includes italian sausage while other recipes I have seen don't. I think it really adds to the taste. I hope you enjoy."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (313.4 g)
  • Calories 573.4
  • Total Fat - 24.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 94.7 mg
  • Sodium - 394.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 52.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.1 g
  • Sugars - 3.6 g
  • Protein - 36.8 g
  • Calcium - 424.8 mg
  • Iron - 3.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 18.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Step 2

Prepare pasta as directed on package until al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and return to the pan.

Step 3

While pasta is cooking, heat large skillet, add sausage, onion, and garlic. Saute' until sausage is cooked through. Drain off any grease. Add mushrooms and saute' 3 minutes. Add pepper, italian seasoning and tomatoes to pan. Simmer, stirring occassionally, about 8 minutes.

Step 4

Combine sausage mixture to pasta, spinach, mozzarella cheese and 1/3 cup of parmesan cheese.

Step 5

Pour into 13x9 glass baking dish. Top casserole with remaining 2/3 cup parmesan cheese.

Step 6

Bake uncovered 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbling.

Tips & Variations


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