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Mediterranean Penne and Sausage

Yield 8 servings (1 1/2 cups each)

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces dry penne pasta, uncooked (12 oz = 3 cups)
  • 1 pound Italian pork sausage links, casings removed
  • 1 can (26 oz each) Hunt's Roasted Garlic & Onion Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 can (6 oz each) Hunt's Tomato Paste
  • 1 can (2.25 oz each) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 package (6 oz each) fresh baby spinach
  • 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (3 cups = 12 oz)

How to Make It

  1. Hands On: 30 minutes
    Total: 30 minutes

    Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, brown sausage in large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently to break up sausage with spoon. Drain.

    Stir in spaghetti sauce, tomato paste, olives and water. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

    Drain pasta; place in large serving bowl. Add sauce and spinach; mix lightly. Add cheese; stir until slightly melted.