Wednesday, June 3, 2009

From Jamie Larson's Kitchen

Cheesy Penne Italian Turkey Sausage Casserole

1 pkg Penne Pasta (16 oz)
1 lb ground Italian Turkey Sausage
1 jar (26 oz) spaghetti sauce
1 can cheddar cheese soup (undiluted)
1-1/2 tsp italian seasoning
3/4 tsp pepper
3 cups mozzarella cheese

Cook pasta according to the package. Meanwhile, In a large skillet, brown sausage until done, drain. Stir in the Spaghetti sauce, soup and seasonings.Drain the penne and add to the sauce mixture. Stir in 1-1/2 cups of the cheese. Transfer to 2 greased 11x7 or 2 qt. baking dishes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and freeze one casserole for up to 3 months.Cover and bake the remaining one at 350 for 20 mins. Uncover and bake 5-10 mins or until the cheese is melted.

To use the frozen one~ Thaw in the frige overnight. Remove from frige 30 mins before baking. Cover and bake at 350 for 50-60 mins or until heated through and cheese is melted! Enjoy! :)

(I made this casserole for Bill last night and he must have said "thank you, dinner was delicious" at least four or five times! --Vicki)

1 comment:

The Brooks said...

Loved it! Thanks Vicki and Jamie.