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Wednesday, October 26 2011
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.

Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 8 servings
1 pound rotini pasta or penne 3/4 pound hot Italian sausage 2 sweet red peppers 1 large onion (see Note)1 tablespoon olive oil 1 jar (26 ounces) marinara sauce 2 cups shredded Italian four-cheese blend
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.

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Nutrition Facts
Calories 446, Total Fat 17 g, Saturated Fat 7 g, Cholesterol 37 mg, Sodium 1037 mg, Carbohydrate 54 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 19 g.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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