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Baked Rotini with Sausage and Spinach
Baked Rotini with Sausage and Spinach

Baked Rotini with Sausage and Spinach

1 Hr(s) 10 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
40 Min(s) Cook
Cook up a batch of savory Baked Rotini with Sausage and Spinach for your dinner entrée tonight with the family. If you have leftover baked rotini with sausage, you can portion it and freeze it for another meal later.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 lb. rotini pasta, uncooked
1 lb. Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
1 onion, chopped
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained and squeezed dry
1/2 tsp. garlic powder, divided
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. lemon zest
1/2 tsp. each dried oregano leaves and garlic powder
1 jar (15 oz.) Alfredo sauce
1/4 cup Italian-seasoned panko bread crumbs
2 cups marinara sauce
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, crumble sausage into large nonstick skillet. Add onions; cook on medium heat 7 to 8 min. or until sausage is done, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in spinach.
Drain pasta. Whisk eggs, milk, lemon zest and dry seasonings in large bowl until blended. Add Alfredo sauce, mozzarella and shredded Parmesan; mix well. Add pasta and sausage mixture; mix lightly.
Combine bread crumbs and grated Parmesan. Spray 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan with cooking spray; coat with bread crumb mixture, making sure bottom of pan is well coated with crumb mixture. Spoon pasta mixture into pan; press gently with back of spoon to pack pasta mixture into pan. Cover.
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until heated through. Remove pan from oven; remove foil. Let pasta mixture stand in pan 10 min. Meanwhile, heat marinara sauce.
Use rubber scraper to gently release pasta mixture from sides of pan; invert pan onto platter. Gently remove pan. Cut pasta ring into wedges. Serve with marinara sauce.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
If you don't have a fluted tube pan, you can instead bake this delicious recipe in a 13x9-inch baking dish, omitting the bread crumbs and grated Parmesan cheese.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with a fresh green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.00g
Saturated Fat 9.00g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 115.00mg
Sodium 1370.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 57.00g
Dietary Fibers 5.00g
Sugars 7.00g
Protein 32.00g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings
* 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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