Penne Surpreme

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Doanique

I make alot of pasta dishes. I came up with this recipe when I didn't have time to make my homemade pasta gravy. If you love cheese you will love this recipe. It was a big hit with my father in law.

Top Review by JillAZ

Made this for PAC 07. This sauce is really good! I intended to make this just as listed, however, my family was starving so we didn't wait to bake it in the oven. I did double the sauce and will assemble one casserole to put in the freezer. I use Newman's own Cabernet Marinara for the pasta sauce and a can of contadina tomatoes with Italian herbs. I also used 1/2 sweet Italian turkey sausage and 1/2 ground beef. Excellent all purpose sauce on this. Was terrific even without the cheese and layering. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. Sautee onion, garlic and bell peppers in olive oil for at least a minute in a large frying pan or dutch oven.
  3. Break up sausage and add to frying pan.
  4. Cook until no longer pink.
  5. Add the mushrooms.
  6. Cook until softened slightly.
  7. Add the black olives.
  8. Add the plum tomatoes and pasta sauce.
  9. Add some Italian herbs if you wish.
  10. Cook until heated through.
  11. Add the pasta.
  12. Stir well.
  13. Put half the pasta mixture into a large casserole dish.
  14. Then sprinkle half of the cheeses.
  15. Put in remaining pasta mixture and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  16. If you wish sprinkle some Italian herbs on top of the cheese.
  17. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until heated through.

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