Penne & Italian Sausage Bake Recipe

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Penne & Italian Sausage Bake
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  1. Prick sausages in several places.
  2. Heat oil in a large, deep frying pan set over medium high heat.
  3. Add sausages& cook until evenly browned- about 8 minutes.
  4. Remove from pan& cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  5. Add onions to fat remaining in pan& saute for about 5 minutes.
  6. Return sausages to pan.
  7. Add fennel, garlic, cumin, peppers& celery; cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often.
  8. Drain excess fat from pan.
  9. Stir tomato sauce, basil& wine into sausage mixture.
  10. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat& simmer for 15 minutes.
  11. Meanwhile, cook penne, according to package directions until el dente (about 10 minutes).
  12. Drain- reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water.
  13. Combine sausage mixture, pasta & reserved cooking liquid in a 5 litre casserole dish.
  14. Mix well.
  15. Combine Mozarella& Parmesan cheese and parsley.
  16. Stir into the pasta mixture.
  17. Bake in preheated 375F oven for 30 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 450.18 Kcal (1885 kJ)
Calories from fat 241.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.79g 41%
Cholesterol 57.27mg 19%
Sodium 891.29mg 37%
Potassium 362.51mg 8%
Total Carbs 17.52g 6%
Sugars 4.77g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5.87g 23%
Protein 29.13g 58%
Vitamin C 34.5mg 58%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 519.2mg 52%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 160.3 Kcal (671 kJ)
Calories from fat 85.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.54g 41%
Cholesterol 20.39mg 19%
Sodium 317.38mg 37%
Potassium 129.08mg 8%
Total Carbs 6.24g 6%
Sugars 1.7g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2.09g 23%
Protein 10.37g 58%
Vitamin C 12.3mg 58%
Iron 0.3mg 4%
Calcium 184.9mg 52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.4
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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