Baked Elbow Pasta and Sausage with Ricotta
|Elbow pasta||13 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Box, Dreamfields Brand)|
|Olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Shallots||2 Large, thinly sliced|
|Garlic cloves||6 , chopped|
|Italian turkey sausage||1⁄4 Pound, casing removed|
|Canned diced tomatoes||28 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)|
|Crushed red pepper flakes||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|For herbed ricotta cheese|
|Shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pan.
Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add sausage; cook, breaking into crumbles, about 5 minutes until sausage is browned and cooked through, stirring frequently.
Add tomatoes and red pepper flakes to skillet; cook 5 minutes to heat through, stirring occasionally.
Combine pasta and Herbed Ricotta. Add sausage mixture. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Spoon into 3-quart casserole dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Top with mozzarella. Bake at 375*F for 30 minutes or until heated through.
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Calories 381 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8 g12.6%
Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20.6 mg6.9%
Sodium 524.5 mg21.9%
Total Carbohydrates 60 g20.1%
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.3%
Sugars 2.5 g
Protein 18 g35.3%
Vitamin A 22.8% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 20.1% Iron 32.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet