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Sausage and Pasta Bake

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size:  4     Preparation Time: 0:25

Categories: Pasta

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  1 ½       cups penne pasta -- uncooked

  ½           pound Italian sausage

  1            medium onion -- chopped

  1            teaspoon oregano -- leaves

  ½           teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  1            cup chicken stock

  15         ounces chili beans in zesty sauce

  14 ½     ounces diced tomatoes -- chili-style

 

Pre-heat oven to 350°F. In a medium sauce pan cook pasta, drain and set aside. Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan, cook sausage and onion over medium heat, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink. Remove from heat. Stir in oregano and Cajun seasoning. Add pasta and remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Spoon into 2-quart casserole. Bake covered 45 minutes or until hot in the center.