Baked Penne and Smoked Sausage

Baked Penne and Smoked Sausage


"Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage is baked in a creamy sauce with pasta, French-fried onions, cheese, and peas in this easy one-dish meal."


58 m servings 940 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 940 kcal
  • 47%
  • Fat:
  • 61.8 g
  • 95%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.1g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 24.6 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 1645 mg
  • 66%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cut sausage into 1/4-inch slices.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Add sausage; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Combine soup and milk in a 13x9-inch baking dish. Stir in uncooked pasta, sausage, 1/2 cup French-fried onions, 1/2 cup cheese and peas. Cover baking dish tightly with foil.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove foil and top with remaining 1 cup French-fried onions and 1/2 cup cheese. Bake for 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
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  • Tip: Any Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage product can be used in this recipe.
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  1. 107 Ratings


First I must say I am reviewing the original recipe that appeared in magazine advertisements several years ago. I don't know why they changed the recipe because the original one was great. The d...

This is tasty and quick to make. Not spicy, the soup and cheese make it mellow. I took away a star purely because of the sodium content. I would make this again, but would use ground pork wit...

My husband, 16 month old and I all loved this! I used Turkey Smoked Sausage and mini wheel pasta and mixed everything together including the French fried onion and cheese. I baked covered with...

Skipped the French-fried onions as I didn't have any. Added some julienne carrots to get another vegetable in the mix. It tasted even better the next day in my lunch!

My boyfriend and I thought this was a solid 4 casserole recipe. I did tweak it slightly by skipping the french-fried onions and adding spices (onion powder, garlic powder, pepper and a few red ...

Good comfort food. It's very rich, so don't over do it. I changed it using whole wheat noodles and turkey sausage and it turned out great! I also used low sodium soup.

Very yummy and filling. This is a crowd pleaser! I substituted frozen green beans for peas, because we hate peas! After eating it, we all agreed that it could have used more green beans. I think...

I will never make this again! After the 45 minutes it still had alot of liquid and the pasta wasn't quite cooked. I took the foil off and baked for about 10 more minutes. The whole thing just ta...

I thought this was very easy and tasted great! My 2 yr. old loved it too! I used a lean sausage to help with the calories, but that did not take away from the flavor. Very hearty and filling!