Baked Elbow Macaroni With Italian Sausage and Peppers

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Found this recipe on the box of whole wheat macaroni, and thought I would give it a try. Very good. I used fat free cheese and it tasted just as good as full fat. Lower in fat, and loaded with fiber.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the elbow macaroni according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Heat olive oil in large skillet. Add garlic, onion, peppers, and basil. Saute 3 minutes, then add the sauce and sliced Italian sausage. Simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Spread 1 cup of the sauce mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
  4. Layer 1/2 of the macaroni, 1/2 of the sauce mixture, 1 cup mozzarella and 1/2 cup Parmesan.
  5. Repeat, and bake 25 minutes.
  6. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


Most Helpful

This was good and easy to make. I followed the recipe as written and we all enjoyed this. I just mixed everything together instead of putting it in layers.

bmcnichol November 14, 2011

Very good. I like it with the sausage but even better by adding browned ground beef.

LOUD September 12, 2008

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