Sausage, Peppers and Pasta Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Dib's

A hearty dish for a cold winters night that will feed a crowd! Use all sweet or all hot sausage if you prefer.

Top Review by Debbb

Delicious! This recipe was very easy to prepare & very filling. My husband HATES leftovers but took this casserole in his lunch for 3 days after I made it!! I used meatless spaghetti sauce & turkey sausage. I had to use ziti because I didn't have any spaghetti on hand & after 30 minutes, it seemed like the pasta was drying out. So, I poured some plain tomato sauce on the casserole & sprinkled with a mixture of cheddar & mozzarella for the last 15 minutes of baking time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Butter a 13x9 baking dish.
  2. In a large stockpot boil salted water.
  3. Prepare pasta if using fresh and boil for 4 minutes OR boil the dry pasta for 10 minutes.
  4. For either drain when done and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process.
  5. Meanwhile cook sausage over medium heat, around 8 minutes or until fully cooked.
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon and add to spaghetti.
  7. Add bell peppers to drippings and cook for 3 minutes.
  8. Add remaining ingredients to pasta and toss well.
  9. Pour into casserole dish.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
  11. Serve with a green salad and bread sticks.

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