ITALIAN SAUSAGE CASSEROLE
1 lb ground beef
½ lb hot Italian sausage – removed from casing
1 cup chopped yellow onion
2 teaspoon oregano
Kosher salt and grated black pepper, to taste
1 can cheddar cheese soup
1 can tomato soup
1 can water
4 cups cooked penne pasta
Mozzarella cheese – grated
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
Prepare pasta per directions. Drain in colander and set aside.
In a large skillet, brown ground beef, sausage and onion with the oregano until done. Drain off any excess fat. Add the soups and 1 can of water. Combine the meat mixture with the pasta.
Pour mixture into a 2 quart casserole dish and bake for approximately 40 minutes in a 400 degree oven. Remove from oven and top with grated mozzarella cheese. Return to the oven for approximately 5-10 minutes until the cheese has melted.