dscn1886Warm your family’s hearts with this hearty dinner served hot and bubbly from the oven. A delicious way to chase away cold weather chills!

1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
1-1/2 pounds bulk pork sausage
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup roasted red bell peppers, chopped (from jar)
2 (15 oz each) cans tomato sauce
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, divided

1. Cook the macaroni according to package directions; set aside. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the sausage, green pepper and onion until the meat is no longer pink and the vegetables are tender; drain.

2. Stir in the oregano, salt, pepper, roasted red bell peppers, spaghetti sauce, sour cream and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Bring to a boil, reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes.

3.Stir in the macaroni. Transfer mixture to a 2-quart baking dish; sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

4. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly. Makes 4 servings.


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