8 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Change the flavors in this baked pasta recipe by choosing different versions of the chicken sausage.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 3

Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, sausage, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until sausage is browned. Add tomato paste and next 5 ingredients (through diced tomatoes); cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.

Step 4

Combine pasta and tomato mixture; spoon into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until bubbly.

Ratings & Reviews

Mikala's Review

February 08, 2013
Solid weeknight meal. Easy to prepare. I halfed the recipe and it would still feed 8 in my opinion. I did not half the spices however after reading other reviewers. Definitely a good weeknight meal.

SGL1313's Review

January 26, 2012
I made this dish a few times and really like it. Favorite combination is with sun- dried tomato and basil chicken sausage. I add basil and extra red pepper. Good quality sharp provolone is key to good flavor.

mandofan's Review

January 18, 2012
Filling, fairly quick, and cheap meal. Used approx. 27 oz canned chopped tomatoes for half. Even cutting by half, still use 13x9 dish.

Buklbny's Review

January 12, 2011
This was very good. I had the opposite probblem of some reviewers, and my casserole was a little dry. I may add some pasta water or tomoato sauce next time. I also added fennel seed and red chile flake (my staples) to spice it up a bit. Otherwise - fantastic! Served with salad and herbed bread with butter.

jennifercon's Review

November 03, 2009
This was a great weeknight meal. I only cook for my husband and I, so in reducing the pasta to 8 oz of ww penne, still gave us 2 9X9 baking dishes (one to eat and one to freeze) plus leftovers for lunch. I added a leftover portabella mushroom caps, chopped, for extra veggies. I used Al Fresco's Roasted Garlic Chicken Sausage and served with steamed broccoli. I would make again, probably not for company, though. It was perfect for the two of us.