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Baked Sausage and Peppers Pasta

Everyone's favorite combo of sausage and peppers in an easy one-dish baked pasta recipe. Bring it to potlucks or serve at casual get-togethers. Photo credit: Nicole Shoemaker from Cooking for Keeps.
10m
PREP TIME
50m
COOK TIME
359
CALORIES
7
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 8 Servings

  • 2 cups uncooked medium pasta, such as rotini, penne or ziti
  • 1 pound Italian sausage, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 medium bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 package McCormick® Italian Herb Baked Chicken & Pasta Seasoning Mix
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) petite diced tomatoes, undrained

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 375ºF. Place pasta, sausage, bell pepper and 1 cup of the cheese in 13x9-inch baking dish.
  • 2 Mix water, Seasoning Mix and tomatoes until well blended. Pour over pasta mixture. Stir to coat well, making sure most of the pasta is covered with sauce. Cover with foil.
  • 3 Bake 45 minutes. Remove foil and stir. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes. (Sauce will continue to thicken upon standing.)

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