Gather the family for a comfy-cozy dinner filled with two types of meat and a garlic-cream sauce. It's versatile, too. Sub in whatever cream soup and cheese you have on hand. —Sandra Perrin, New Iberia, Louisiana
Chicken and Sausage Penne Recipe photo by Taste of Home
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, cook the chicken, sausage, onion and red and green peppers in oil over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
Stir in the Alfredo sauce, soup, pepper and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Stir in cheese. Drain pasta; add to chicken mixture and toss to coat.
Serve desired amount immediately. Cool remaining mixture; transfer to freezer containers. Freeze for up to 3 months.
To use frozen pasta: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Transfer to a large skillet; cook and stir over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until heated through.