Jolean's Italian Sausage Casserole

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Stacky5

My Mom used to make this for us, after she was just a little too old to stand in the kitchen for too long...It was one of her favorites that was easy to make, yet tasted like good old-fashioned comfort food...Sure do miss my Mom!!!

Top Review by Chef Cameo

So simple....used what I had in the house. Smoked turkey sausage. Sauteed onions with mushrooms then added sausage. Used prego spaghetti sauce and decided I wanted my dish to have a "pizza" flavor so added a lot of pizza seasoning. Covered mine with asiago cheese because that's what I had available. Thanks for such a "simple" delicious dish. I tasted it before I baked it and could have served it immediately without baking it. Again...what a time saving dish for a busy day.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups macaroni, cooked and drained, and tossed with
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lb sage sausage, browned, broken into chunks and drained of grease (Weber brand was my Mom's favorite, but I prefer Jimmy Dean's)
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce (Classico was the only brand Mom would use for this.)
  • 1 (6 ounce) jarsliced button mushrooms, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) packageshredded mozzarella cheese
  • 12 cup romano cheese, grated (Kraft)


  1. In a 2 quart, ungreased casserole dish, layer twice: 1/2 cooked macaroni, 1/2 cooked sausage, then 1/2 sauce, 1/2 mushrooms, 1/2 shredded cheese. Do the same layering again.
  2. Sprinkle Romano cheese on top.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30-40 minutes, until cheese is slightly browned and casserole is bubbly.

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