Penne Smoked Sausage Alfredo Bake
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Ridiculously delicious pasta bake…that might just become our most popular recipe of all time?! Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 16 - oz. penne pasta noodles
  • 16 - oz. smoked sausage links
  • 1 - 24 oz jar(s) alfredo sauce
  • 1 - cup(s) Parmesan cheese
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - 9x13 disposable foil tray(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  2. Cook the pasta to al dente, about 7 minutes. Drain and add to 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Slice the pre-cooked smoked sausage into bite-size pieces.
  4. Add the sliced sausage into the baking dish with the pasta, then gently toss with the alfredo sauce and grated Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top.
  5. Cover and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, then uncover and bake another 10 minutes.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Penne Smoked Sausage Alfredo Bake with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Slice 32 oz. pre-cooked smoked sausage into bite-size pieces.
  2. Cook 2 boxes of pasta to al dente, about 7 minutes. Drain and evenly divide between the trays.

To each disposable tray, add the following ingredients on top of the pasta:

  • Half of the cooked pasta
  • Half of the sliced sausages
  • 1 - 24 oz. jar alfredo sauce
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, sprinkled on top
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese, sprinkled on top

Cover with foil or lid, add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put tray in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a shallow dish of warm water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the oven and baking as directed.

Special notes

Use pre-cooked smoked sausage links. If you use uncooked sausage, you will need to pre-brown it before baking, or crumble it into the dish adjust the cooking time so that it cooks through.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when made with gluten-free pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Penne Smoked Sausage Alfredo Bake

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely and bake covered at 400 F for 15 minutes. Then uncover and bake another 10 minutes.
Serve with side salad.

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