Baked Cavatelli

  • 1 lb Morningstar Farms sausage substitute (frozen)
  • 2 1/2 cups wagon wheel macaroni, or corkscrew macaroni
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 15-oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 14-oz jar spaghetti sauce with mushrooms (or without, if you don't like them)
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Prepare pasta according to package directions.  Drain.

Cook sausage substitute in a large skillet until it browns completely.  Remove from skillet. 

Sauté green onions in vegetable oil, until tender.

Combine cooked pasta, substitute sausage, onion mixture, tomato sauce, spaghetti sauce, Italian seasoning, pepper and half of the shredded cheese. Toss gently to combine.

Bake, covered, in a casserole pan in a 375 degree oven for 25 minutes. Uncover, and sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella.  Bake for 8 minutes more.

  • Yields: 6 servings
  • Preparation Time: 45 minutes

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