Italian Sausage Casserole

Amount     

Measure         

Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1                

medium          

onion -- chopped

2                

cloves             

garlic -- minced

14 1/2       

ounces            

no salt added whole tomatoes -- diced

4          

ounces            

mushrooms -- sliced

2 1/4         

ounces            

black olives -- sliced

6                

ounces           

no salt added tomato paste

8  

ounces           

no salt added tomato sauce

4                

ounces           

cheddar cheese -- low sodium -- shredded

1                

tablespoon    

olive oil

2                

cups               

macaroni -- uncooked

6                

cups               

boiling water

1 1/4          

pounds          

Italian sausage

1/4             

teaspoon       

pepper

2                

teaspoons     

Italian seasoning

1 medium green pepper, diced
Cook macaroni in boiling water according to direction. Drain.
Heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Add sausage, onion, garlic and green pepper. Cook until sausage is browned. Drain
Add all of the ingredients except the cheese and mix well. Heat to boiling.
Put into a 2 quart casserole dish. Top with cheese.
Cover and bake in a 350F oven for 30 minutes. 

Makes 8 servings.

Per Serving: 478 Calories; 30g Fat (56.2% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 33g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 68mg Cholesterol; 649mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain (Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Fat.

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