Skip going out to eat and instead make this Easy Sausage, Ham and Pasta Casserole at home! Follow this recipe for a dish that your family will love.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
1 pkg. (13 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Natural Uncured Turkey Sausage, cut diagonally into 1/4-inch-thick slices
6 slices OSCAR MAYER Baked Cooked Ham, finely chopped
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
4 cups cooked penne rigate pasta
1 can (16 oz.) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Heat 1 Tbsp. dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook and stir 4 min. or until evenly browned. Add ham, tomatoes, Italian seasoning and remaining dressing; stir. Cook 3 to 4 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently.
Add pasta, chickpeas and 1/2 cup cheese; mix lightly. Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 10 to 15 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; let stand 5 min. or until melted. Sprinkle with basil.
Try adding other vegetables, such as green or red pepper strips, chopped drained canned artichokes or sliced mushrooms, to cooked sausage along with the ham, tomatoes, Italian seasoning and remaining dressing. Continue as directed.
Prepare using hot Italian sausage.
Cook all ingredients in skillet as directed; simmer on medium-low heat 6 to 8 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Add pasta, chickpeas and 1/2 cup cheese; mix lightly. Top with remaining cheese. Remove from heat; let stand 5 min. or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fibers 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.