Italian Sausage Casserole

ITALIAN SAUSAGE CASSEROLE

Serves 4-6

INGREDIENTS

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

PREPARATION

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.