Pasta with Italian Sausage and Cheese Sauce

This recipe is taken from the 1990 Milk Calendar. This is the Pasta with Italian Sausage and Cheese Sauce recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 4 servings
pasta with italian sausage and cheese sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Canadian Provolone or Canadian Sharp Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 8 oz (240 g) hot or mild Italian sausage cooked, sliced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • Cooked penne
  • Crushed chillies (optional)

Preparation

Melt butter in medium saucepan; sauté onion until tender. Blend in flour. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat.

Add Provolone cheese; stir until melted. Stir in sausage, tomato paste and parsley. Reheat if necessary; do not boil. Serve sauce over hot cooked pasta. Garnish with crushed chillies if desired.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 422 Calories
Protein: 23 g
Carbohydrate: 15 g
Fat: 30 g
Fibre: 0.9 g
Sodium: 936 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 44 % / 481 mg
Vitamin B12: 70 %
Selenium: 38 %
Phosphorus: 37 %
Vitamin D: 36 %