Family Sausage Dinner

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Smoked sausage cooked with elbow macaroni in a seasoned tomato sauce for an easy skillet meal

  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 8 ounces smoked sausage, sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic & Oregano, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce-No Salt Added
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup dry elbow macaroni, uncooked
  1. Spray large saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add sausage and onion; cook 5 minutes or until sausage is browned and onion is crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  2. Add undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce and water; mix well. Bring to a boil. Stir in macaroni. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook 15 minutes or until macaroni is tender, stirring once.
Cook's Tips

For a touch of green color, dish may be sprinkled with chopped fresh parsley just before serving.

Cook's Tips

For a touch of green color, dish may be sprinkled with chopped fresh parsley just before serving.

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Sarah October 02, 2016

This is great and easy. I used minced onion instead of chopped onion, I used Classico tomato and basil which cut out the over powering tomato taste of the diced tomatoes and sauce it calls for, and I used shells more than the recipe calls for

Debbie June 26, 2016

This was so easy to make and FAST! Was perfect for me when I was pressed for time. Great that the macaroni does not need precooking! Just the right amount for my family of 4. I used regular tomato sauce and did think it was a tad salty so use your judgement. It does call for no-salt added sauce. I never buy it so just used what I had on hand. The family however did not think it was too salty. It has lots of tomato-y taste so if you don't like so much tomato taste, then it's not for you. I love it as does my family. I think adding some ingredients to suit your taste would be just fine. I would perhaps use some green pepper or zucchini if I had some to use up. Great flavor and will be a recipe I will go to in the future.

Karat May 04, 2015

Love it have been making it for about a year now the things i do different is saute the onions and sausage a bit longer and I add in approximently 1 tablespoon red pepperflake (we like heat) our 10 year old loves it too it is a regular on our table at least once a month. Very good!

Anonymous January 05, 2015

my family and friends love this and always ask for me to make for gatherings

Melissa August 09, 2014

My family enjoys this. For all who said they omitted the onion, try a dash of minced onion instead. Gives onion flavor without the stronge onion taste. Also try using rotini instead of macaroni. Top with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with parsley for some color. Yummy!

Melissalovesdaisies February 02, 2014

This is such a quick and delicious meal. Made it the first time for my lunches for the work week. Very few ingredients are needed to make this and I usually always have them on hand. Thanks for such a great go-to recipe.