Baked Angel Hair with Sausage

This baked angel hair with sausage is the perfect recipe for a large dinner. It makes a big batch, and is really easy to make. I recently made this great dish and took it along for an overnight trip. It reheated easily in the hotel room, making for a nice easy dinner. We often also make this dish for friends. It’s easy and makes a lot, perfect for feeding a big family.

Baked Angel Hair with SausageYou can switch things up a bit by omitting the rosemary and substituting Creole seasoning. I found the original recipe over on Bo’s Bowl blog, which is chock full of great food ideas!

Also try my Christmas pasta. It also makes enough for a crowd.

Baked Angel Hair with Sausage

Use hot Italian sausage for some added kick!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 -10

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds mild Italian sausage
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound Crimini mushrooms sliced
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary crushed, divided
  • 2 15 ounce jars Alfredo sauce
  • 1 pound angel hair pasta
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Remove the sausage from casings.
  • Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Crumble the sausage into the pan and brown on both sides. Remove to a paper towel-lined planed
  • Add the mushrooms to the skillet and saute until soft. Add 1/2 of the rosemary, combine.
  • Add the two jars of Alfredo sauce to the skillet. Stir, bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer.
  • While the sauce is simmering, cook the angel hair pasta per the package instructions EXCEPT do not cook fully. Reduce the cooking time by 1 minute instead so that the pasta is a little al dente (still a bit raw).
  • Rinse and drain the pasta and add to the sauce. Combine well.
  • Spray a 9" x 13" baking dish with non-stick spray.
  • Add half of the cooked pasta mixture. Top with half of the crumbled sausage and half of the remaining rosemary.
  • Add the rest of the pasta, topped with the remaining sausage and rosemary.
  • Sprinkle with the cheeses.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until the sauce is bubbly and the cheese is melted. Place under the broiler for a minute or two to brown the top and serve.

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