Italian Sausage and Pasta Bake

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  • Prep Time: 6 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total Time: 41 min
  • Makes 6 Servings


  • 2 1/2 cups dried cavatelli or medium sized shell pasta
  • 12 oz. Bernie’s Sweet Italian sausage links, cut into 3/4 pieces
  • 1 can, 29 oz. Contadina® Tomato Sauce
  • 1 large green sweet pepper cut into strips
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano, crushed
  • 1 cup shredded mozarella cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain

2. Meanwhile cook sausage and pepper in large skillet over medium-high heat, 3 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink; drain.

3. Stir in tomato sauce, basil, oregano and half of cheese. Stir in pasta.

4.  Spoon mixture into 2-qt. casserole dish.

5. Cover and bake at 400°F, 20 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese bake uncovered 5 mins. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese

Compliments of Contadina® Tomato Sauce with Italian Herbs.

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