Skillet Four-Cheese "Baked" Pasta
Recipe from Family Circle

To save a dish, be sure to use an ovenproof skillet when making this 30-minute recipe. Add the pasta, sauce, and cheese to the sauteed sausage, peppers, and onions and bake in the skillet until hot and bubbly.


Skillet Four-Cheese Baked Pasta

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Ingredients
  • 1   pound 
    rotini pasta or penne
  • 3/4  pound 
    hot Italian sausage
  • 2   
    sweet red peppers
  • 1   
    onion (see Note)
  • 1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
  • 1   jar 
    (26 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 2   cups 
    shredded Italian four-cheese blend
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 450 F. Cook pasta following package directions. Drain.
2.
While pasta is cooking, cut sausage into 1/2-inch slices. Seed and slice peppers and slice onion for a total of 4 cups. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage, peppers and onions. Cook, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until peppers and onions are tender and the sausage is cooked through. Add sauce and bring to a simmer. Stir in the drained pasta and 1 cup of the cheese.
3.
Sprinkle remaining cheese over the pasta and bake at 450 F for 8 minutes or until cheese melts and casserole starts to bubble. Cool 5 minutes before serving. Note: Buy precut peppers and onions in the supermarket produce aisle to save prep time.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 446, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 37, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 54, fiber (g) 5, pro. (g) 19, sodium (mg) 1037, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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