Muffins

Pizza Pasta Salad

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Supreme pizza taste in a quick and easy pasta salad.

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4 cups pasta, cooked
4 ounces turkey pepperoni minis (Hormel)
2 cups bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup kalamata olives, chopped
6 ounces fresh mozzarella pearls
1/4 cup mild pepper rings, chopped (Vlassic)
1 cup green beans, steamed and chopped
28 ounces canned tomatoes, drained
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 tablespoons fat free Italian dressing (Kraft)
2 tablespoons pizza seasoning (Penzeys)
Cook pasta according to package directions omitting salt and fat. Cool to room temperature. Drain one can of tomatoes and reserve tomato juice. Combine first 10 ingredients (pasta through mushrooms) in a...
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Nutritions

Calories
518

Sodium
339mg
14% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
98g
33% DV

Fiber
10g
41% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV