Crockpot Cheesy Penne


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 419.5
  • Total Fat: 15.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,068.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 22.6 g

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Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 lb sweet Italian sausage
    1 15 oz can tomato sauce
    1 14-oz can diced tomatoes
    1 tsp oregano
    1 tsp garlic powder
    salt & pepper
    1/4 cup veggie or olive oil
    2 tsp granulated sugar
    1/2-3/4 lb penne pasta
    1 cup shredded mozzarella or Monterey Jack
    Parmesan cheese

    Cook sausage in frying pan on medium heat until browned & crumbly
    Drain well.
    OR
    Cook sausage whole in casings; remove and dry, then cut into halved circles.
    Place in crock pot.
    Add sauce & diced tomatoes
    Add oregano, garlic powder, salt & pepper, oil, sugar & stir well.
    Cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-6 hours.
    Salt large pot of water & cook 1/2-3/4 lb of penne 4-5 minutes less than
    directions on box call for (about 7 or 8 minutes)
    Add penne & stir well.
    Top with 1 cup shredded cheese.
    Continue to cook on high for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender & heated
    & cheese has melted
    Serve w/ Parmesan cheese

Directions

1 lb sweet Italian sausage
1 15 oz can tomato sauce
1 14-oz can diced tomatoes
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp garlic powder
salt & pepper
1/4 cup veggie or olive oil
2 tsp granulated sugar
1/2-3/4 lb penne pasta
1 cup shredded mozzarella or Monterey Jack
Parmesan cheese

Cook sausage in frying pan on medium heat until browned & crumbly
Drain well.
OR
Cook sausage whole in casings; remove and dry, then cut into halved circles.
Place in crock pot.
Add sauce & diced tomatoes
Add oregano, garlic powder, salt & pepper, oil, sugar & stir well.
Cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-6 hours.
Salt large pot of water & cook 1/2-3/4 lb of penne 4-5 minutes less than
directions on box call for (about 7 or 8 minutes)
Add penne & stir well.
Top with 1 cup shredded cheese.
Continue to cook on high for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender & heated
& cheese has melted
Serve w/ Parmesan cheese

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MELIZZA5.

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