Sausage Spinach Pasta Bake
Total TimePrep: 35 min. Bake: 25 min.
Easy to make and made a lot but wasn't anything special.
This was a nice dish. Easy to make.
Wonderful dish. Cut spinach in half only to slide some spinach in the kids' diet.
Good. I have a similar recipe which uses beans instead of sausage.
Very good. What a great recipe to fool around with.
Pretty yummy, though not our favorite of this type of dish.
Made this for friends and it got rave reviews all around. I used chicken sausage and a little less cheese.
We don't have problems with sodium, but I can my own tomatoes, so I used them. Aldo used game sausage. I have to say this was lovely. Fresh spinach made the dish perfect for us. Thanks for submitting this. Will make it again.
QUESTION- CAN YOU USE FRESH SPINACH INSTEAD OF FROZEN? IF SO WHEN WOULD YOU ADD IT? HAVEN'T MADE BUT SOUNDS GOOD AND PLAN ON MAKING IT. THANKS GOOD
I too like the ability to make this with what I might have at the moment. It does have too much sodium for us but I used only canned tomatoes with no salt added and I used half Italian turkey sausage and half ground turkey. Those two things cut out a lot of the sodium. Because of the high sodium in the mozzarella, I only used one cup. IF you decide to use half sausage/half ground turkey, make sure you add at least another tsp of Italian seasonings. I added 1 tsp of a basil, oregano, thyme mixture I use and I also diced up about 10 slices of the Hormel 50% less sodium pepperoni to spice it up. Remember that a can of diced tomatoes usually has 280mg of sodium per 1/2c serving or 980mg per can. If you replace even the two types of tomato with no salt added, you are decreasing your sodium per serving from 622mg to 426mg. There are 4000mg of sodium in 1 lb. of Italian sausage which is 400mg per serving in this dish. Even cutting your sausage to 1/2 Italian, half ground turkey omits another 200mg of sodium per serving. Those are little changes that make a big difference.