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VELVEETA® Italian Sausage Bake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"If you could mix comfort in a casserole and serve it up hot, it would taste like this. Zesty and cheesy through and through, with hearty noodles, zucchini and Italian sausage."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 645
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, brown sausage in large deep skillet on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally to break up sausage. Drain; return sausage to skillet. Stir in zucchini, peppers and pizza sauce; cook 5 to 6 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain pasta. Add to sausage mixture with VELVEETA; mix lightly. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with Parmesan.
  4. Bake 15 to 20 min. or until heated through.

Footnotes

  • Healthy Living:
  • Trim 40 calories and 9 grams of fat per serving by preparing with extra-lean ground beef and 2% Milk VELVEETA.
  • Kid Friendly:
  • Prepare as directed, substituting 1 lb. lean ground beef for the sausage and 1 cup each shredded carrots and zucchini for the 3 cups sliced zucchini. Also, try using a fun pasta shape, such as wagon wheels.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 645 calories; 35.9 52.1 29.2 96 1468 Full nutrition

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made this for my family. It was a definite hit. We don't like zucchini so I substituted green pepper and added a little extra red pepper. I also added Italian seasoning. I will definitely make t...

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Not too happy with this recipe. Disappointed

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made this for my family. It was a definite hit. We don't like zucchini so I substituted green pepper and added a little extra red pepper. I also added Italian seasoning. I will definitely make t...

Great family casserole. Instead of Velveeta I used cream cheese, milk, and Parmesan. I added a tablespoon of Italian seasoning and a teaspoon of red pepper flakes". This is our Yum Yum casserol...

Simple recipe to make for my husband, who likes cheesy casseroles. I would prefer to spice it up a bit, but he liked it as is. Was a nice way to start out using the first of this year's zucchini.

This was nice and homey and fed 5 hungry adults. I did have to make some substitutions however: I used jarred roasted peppers, fresh mushrooms and sliced yellow squash. I also used ground beef w...

It is delicious! My wife made it before and I loved it... Didn't realize it was the same thing I had made until I had tasted it. I would add a little more sausage and Velveeta. The recipe is a...

Very good added some garlic, rosemary and herb seasoning, cooked Ital sausage in our new wave then sliced it and added it to sauce pan with other ingredients. Also used home canned pizza sauce....

I agree a little bland so I added red onion chopped green onion chopped garlic paste garlic powder and onion powder also used far more of pizza sauce and sausage topped with layer of mozzarella...

This recipe turned out wonderful! The only thing I added was green onion and garlic since I had it on hand. The kids loved it too! I would definitely make this again!

Not too happy with this recipe. Disappointed