Italian Sausage Bake

2 cups small penne pasta, uncooked
2 Tbsp. olive oil
16 oz. Swiss Meats Italian Sausage, casings removed
4 small zucchini, halved lengthwise, sliced
1 medium red or green pepper,chopped, (optional)
1 14 oz. pizza sauce
8 oz. Velveeta cheese, cut into 1/2” cubes or your favorite cheese
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, add olive oil to large skillet and brown sausage stirring occasionally to break it up. Add the zucchini, peppers, and pizza sauce; stir until well blended. Cook 5 – 6 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Drain the pasta. Add pasta to sausage mixture along with the Velveeta cheese; stir until blended. Spoon into 13” x 9” baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.

Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese. Bake 15 - 20 minutes or until heated through.

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