Source: NestleĀ® Very Best Meals

Fettuccine with Sausage-Marinara Sauce
The meat and vegetables are ready in the freezer so all you have to do is add marinara sauce.
Rating:
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

 
1 pound mild or hot turkey Italian sausage, casings removed
2 medium yellow bell peppers, cut into thin strips
2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
4 container (15 oz. Ea) BUITONIĀ® refrigerated Mushroom Marinara Sauce
2 packages (9 oz ea.) BUITONIĀ® refrigerated Spinach Fettuccine
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (optional), shredded




COAT large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook, stirring to break into pieces, for 5 to 10 minutes or until cooked through.

ADD bell peppers, carrots and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes or just until tender. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Divide mixture in half. Transfer half of mixture to a 1-quart freezer bag. Seal, label and freeze for up to 2 months.

COMBINE remaining meat and vegetable mixture with 2 containers sauce in the same skillet. (Freeze the other 2 containers sauce.) Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 10 minutes or until heated through. Meanwhile, prepare 1 package of pasta according to package directions. Top with sauce; sprinkle with cheese.

TO REHEAT FROZEN PORTION: Transfer frozen meat and vegetable mixture to a large saucepan. Defrost the remaining 2 containers sauce according to package directions and add to meat and vegetable mixture; cover. Cook over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Meanwhile, prepare 1 package of pasta according to package directions. Top with sauce; sprinkle with 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese.