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Four Cheese Chicken and Sausage Parmesan Tortellini Casserole

Look no further because this casserole has chicken and sausage, it had tasty tortellini pasta and mixed with pasta sauce and four kinds of cheese.
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, chicken, sausage, tortellini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Lyuba Brooke

Ingredients

  • 12 oz chicken breast
  • 10 oz ground Italian sausage mild or spicy
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 9 oz tortellini pasta
  • About 18 oz pasta sauce three cheese
  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 small Vidalia onion
  • 3 lg garlic cloves
  • 5-6 basil leaves
  • Salt
  • Red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Asiago cheese
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Romano cheese
  • About 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese for top

Instructions

  1. Cook tortellini al dente, drain and set aside into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Cut chicken into small chunks. Roll small balls out of ground Italian sausage.
  3. Heat up a large cooking pan over medium heat and add some vegetable oil.
  4. Cook chicken and sausage (seasoned with a little bit of salt) until just done and take it out into the bowl with tortellini. (Keep the juices from cooking meat in the pan, you will cook veggies in it.)
  5. Dice tomatoes and onion and add it to the cooking pan. Saute for a few minutes.
  6. Crush and chop garlic cloves and add it to the cooking pan. Mix and cook for about a minute.
  7. Add pasta sauce, minced basil leaves, brown sugar, salt, and red pepper flakes. Stir everything and bring to simmer. Take off heat.
  8. Preheat oven to 350 and lightly grease a casserole dish. (1.5 to 2 quart size will work well.)
  9. Add grated Asiago, Parmesan, and Romano cheeses to the bowl with meat and tortellini. Mix well and add pasta sauce. Mix everything together.
  10. Spread the mixture evenly in the casserole dish.
  11. Top with Mozzarella cheese evenly and bake for about 15 minutes.
  12. Serve right away.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Lyuba @ willcookforsmiles.com All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe. Thank you.