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Sausage Macaroni Bake Recipe

Sausage Macaroni Bake Recipe

Everyone's bound to want seconds of this satisfying Italian-style bake from Kelli Bucy of Red Oak, Iowa. Oregano seasons the pork sausage, macaroni and tomato sauce mixture that's topped with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese. "It really hits the spot when you want a quick not-so-big-meal," Kelli suggests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided

Directions

  • 1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the green pepper, onion, oregano and pepper. Stir in tomato sauce and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in macaroni and 2 tablespoons cheese. Transfer to an ungreased 1-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 379 calories, 24 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 1,174 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.