Tex-Italian Picante Pasta

Campbell's Tex-Italian Picante Pasta Recipe

What's Tex-Italian?  It's an unbelievably good mix of sausage, picante sauce, orzo, zucchini and lots of melted cheese, cooked together on the stovetop to make easy work of preparing dinner.

At a glance

Prep

15 min.

Total

45 min.

Serves

4

Servings: about 1 1/2 cups each

Cook: 25 min.

Stand: 5 min.

Cost per recipe: $7.70 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

Made With

  • Pace® Picante Sauce

    Pace® Picante Sauce

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What You'll Need

1  pound sweet Italian pork sausage, casing removed
2 cups Pace® Picante Sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2  small zucchini, cut into cubes (about 2 cups)
1/4 cup  grated Parmesan cheese
2/3 cup orzo pasta, cooked and drained (about 2 cups)
1 cup  shredded mozzarella cheese  (about 4 ounces)

How to Make It

  • 1

    Cook the sausage in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until well browned, stirring often to separate meat.  Pour off any fat.

  • 2

    Stir the picante sauce, sugar, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and zucchini in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the zucchini is tender.

  • 3

    Stir in the Parmesan cheese and pasta and cook until the mixture is hot and bubbling.  Remove the skillet from the heat.  Sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese.  Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

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Recipe Nutritional Information

Made With

Pace® Picante Sauce

calories

501

totalfat

24.4g

saturatedfat

10.4g

cholesterol

59mg

sodium

1967mg

totalcarbohydrate

42g

dietaryfiber

1g

protein

24g

vitamina

15%DV

vitaminc

20%DV

calcium

25%DV

iron

10%DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

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