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Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake

00:45:00 4 servings, 3 cups (750 mL) each
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4 servings, 3 cups (750 mL) each

As an added plus, this cheesy meal can be mixed together ahead of time. Just cover and refrigerate until you are ready to bake as directed just before serving.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, brown sausage in large deep skillet on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally to break up sausage. Drain; return sausage to skillet. Stir in zucchini, peppers and pizza sauce; cook 5 to 6 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta. Add to sausage mixture with Velveeta; mix lightly. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with Parmesan.
  • Bake 15 to 20 min. or until heated through.


Substitute 1/2 cup Cheez Whiz Light Cheese Spread for the cubed Velveeta.


Enjoy the same great taste of this Italian-inspired main dish by substituting extra-lean ground beef for the sausage and 1/2 cup Cheez Whiz Light Cheese Spread for the cubed Velveeta.

Kid Friendly

Prepare as directed, substituting 1 lb./450 g lean ground beef for the sausage and 1 cup each shredded carrots and zucchini for the sliced zucchini. Also, try using a fun pasta shape, such as wagon wheels.


  • 4 servings, 3 cups (750 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 3 cups (750 mL) each
Calories 690
% Daily Value
Total fat 27g
Saturated fat 11g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 1510mg
Carbohydrate 80g
Dietary fibre 4g
Sugars 10g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 90 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* 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.

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