Mediterranean Penne and Sausage

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Prep Time 0 MIN

Cook Time 30 MIN

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (680 mL) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce with Onions, Herbs & Spices
  • 1 can (5.5 fl oz or 156 ml) Hunt's® Original Tomato Paste
  • 12 oz dry penne pasta, uncooked (12 oz = 3 cups)
  • 1 pound (500 g) Italian pork sausage links, casings removed
  • 1 can (2.25 oz or 65 ml) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 Cup (62.5 ml) water
  • 1 pkg (6 oz or 170g) fresh baby spinach
  • 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (3 cups = 12 oz)

Penne pasta tossed with fresh spinach, mozzarella cheese and a rich tomato and Italian sausage sauce.

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, brown sausage in large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently to break up sausage with spoon. Drain.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, tomato paste, olives and water. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain pasta; place in large serving bowl. Add sauce and spinach; mix lightly. Add cheese; stir until slightly melted.

Chef's Tip:

For a deliciously different taste, try this recipe with any of our flavourful Thick & Rich sauces.