creamy baked penne with sausage

Creamy Baked Penne with Sausage

Ingredients

  • 1 Pkg. Uncle Charley’s Hot Sausage Links
  • ½ Pkg. Penne Pasta
  • 1 Cup Frozen Peas
  • ¼ Cup Mushrooms Diced
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • Parmesan Cream Sauce (Recipe Below)

  • For the Parmesan Cream Sauce
  • 5 Tbsp. Butter
  • 4 Tbsp. Flour
  • 4 Cups Milk + more if needed
  • 1 Cup Parmesan
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Cook penne according to the instructions on the box. Drain and set aside until ready for use.
  3. Cook Uncle Charley’s sausage in a skillet over medium heat. Once cooked slice the sausage in to ½ inch pieces.
  4. Heat a large skillet or medium heat. Add olive oil and swirl to coat.
  5. Add peas and mushrooms to the skillet. Sauté until the mushrooms start to soften.
  6. Add sausage pieces to the pan, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add in cooked penne and sauté all ingredients together.
  8. Spoon pasta into a prepared baking dish.
  9. Pour cream sauce over the pasta.
  10. Bake pasta for 10-15 minutes.

  11. For the Parmesan Cream Sauce
  12. Melt butter in a pan over medium heat.
  13. Add flour and stir until thickened.
  14. Slowly add milk to the pot and whisk to avoid lumps.
  15. Let sauce thicken slightly before adding Parmesan cheese. Add more milk for a thinner sauce.
  16. Once cheese is melted season with salt and pepper to taste.
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