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Cheesy Penne Pasta and Smoked Sausage Casserole

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“Smoked sausage is my new go to meat for a tight budget, so I have been searching for something to use it in besides Jambalaya. I found this recipe in a Taste of Home magazine and loved it! I just had to share it! For a healthier casserole, I use whole wheat pasta, turkey smoked sausage, 98% fat free soup and low fat cheese.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
1 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups penne pasta, uncooked
  • 14 ounces smoked sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 12 cups milk
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of celery soup
  • 1 12 cups cheddar French-fried onions, separated (I couldn't find cheddar, so I used regular and it was great)
  • 12 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded, divided
  • 12 cup cheddar cheese, shredded, divided

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, brown sausage in a skillet and drain. (I skipped this step since I was using fully cooked turkey smoked sausage and wouldn't have any fat to render).
  3. In a large bowl, combine milk and soup.
  4. Stir in 1/2 cup onions, 1/4 cup of each cheese, and sausage.
  5. Drain pasta and stir into sausage mixture.
  6. Transfer to a greased 13 x 9 baking dish.
  7. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining onions and cheese.
  9. Bake, uncovered, 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

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