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Easy Macaroni & Sausage Bake

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  Italian sausages 1 1⁄2 Pound (Mild / Spicy)
  Lumache/Wheels / other medium size pasta 6 Ounce
  Boiling salted water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Dry basil 1 Teaspoon
  Ground red cayenne pepper 1 Dash
  Frozen peas 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Remove and discard sausage casings.
Crumble sausage into a wide frying pan and cook over medium heat until browned (about 6 minutes).
Drain and set aside.
Following package directions, cook pasta in a large kettle of boiling salted water until al dente, then drain.
Turn into a large bowl and add sausage.
3/4 cup of the cheese, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, red pepper, peas, and milk.
Toss lightly to blend ingredients, then turn into a shallow, greased 2 1/2-quart baking dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
If made ahead, cover and refrigerate until next day.
Bake, covered, in a 350° oven for 20 minutes, then uncover and bake for 10 to 15 minutes longer or until bubbly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3615 Calories from Fat 2190

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 241 g371.5%

Saturated Fat 98.2 g491.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 670 mg223.3%

Sodium 6372 mg265.5%

Total Carbohydrates 180 g60%

Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.7%

Sugars 29.2 g

Protein 172 g344.1%

Vitamin A 216.1% Vitamin C 90.9%

Calcium 110.8% Iron 85.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Macaroni & Sausage Bake Recipe