Sausage Pasta Bake

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This hearty dish is a favorite for weekday dinners. The combination of flavors makes it special.


  • 1-1/4 cups uncooked wagon wheel pasta
  • 1/4 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce with mushrooms
  • 2/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 5 slices pepperoni, cut into quarters, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. In a skillet, cook the sausage, green pepper, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the pasta, sausage mixture, tomato sauce, spaghetti sauce, 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, Italian seasoning and pepper.
  3. Transfer to a greased shallow 3-cup baking dish. Cover and bake at 375° for 15 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5-8 minutes longer or until bubbly and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 465 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 1146mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein.