It’s that time of year . . . warm, hearty meals that are so filling and comforting. And fashion experts have blessed us with sweaters to disguise it all!! Yay fall.
1 lb. ground sausage
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion, chopped
½ c finely chopped green pepper
1 14.5-oz. can Italian diced tomatoes
1 24-oz. can three-cheese Prego spaghetti sauce
16 oz. penne pasta
4 c grated mozzarella cheese, divided
1 c grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
Brown sausage and ground beef in skillet. Add onion, green pepper, diced tomatoes, spaghetti sauce and ½ cup water. Simmer over low heat. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta. In large bowl combine meat sauce, pasta, 3 cups mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and salt and pepper. Pour into large buttered baking dish. Cover with foil and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. Remove foil, sprinkle with additional 1 cup mozzarella cheese, and bake an additional 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Adapted from: Taste of Home