Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake

This dish was inspired by a recipe on I tweaked a few things to adjust it more to my family's taste.  It was so good! I'm glad there were leftovers!

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake

1 pound turkey Italian Sausage, removed from casings
12 oz whole wheat penne, cooked according to package directions
16 oz low fat cottage cheese
8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
28 oz spaghetti sauce

Brown sausage in a skillet. Stir in spaghetti sauce and set aside. In a medium bowl stir cottage cheese, half of mozzarella and Parmesan together.

In a 13 x 9 in. pan layer half of the pasta, half meat mixture and the cheese mixture. Then add layers of the remaining pasta and meat mixture. Top with other half of mozzarella. Cover and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Remove cover and bake 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Serves 10.

Nutritional Facts: 
1/10 of recipe, 349 calories, 14 g fat, 12 g carbohydrate,  g fiber, 37 g protein. Weight Watchers Points Plus 8


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