Chorizo Noodle Casserole Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Rotelle/Other pasta twists12 Ounce
 Boiling salted water1 Liter
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Chorizo sausage14 Ounce (4 Medium, 3.5 Ounce Each)
 Onion1 Small, coarsely chopped
 Canned green chili1 , chopped
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Shredded jack cheese8 Ounce (2 Cups)
 Tomato slices8

Directions

Following package directions, cook rotelle in a large kettle of boiling salted water until al dente.
Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat.
Remove sausage casings, crumble meat into pan, add onion, and cook until sausage is browned and onion is limp (about 5 minutes).
Pour off drippings and add cooked pasta, chile, milk, salt, and pepper to taste.
Pour half the mixture into a greased 2 1/2-quart casserole; sprinkle with half the cheese.
Add remaining mixture, arrange tomato slices on top, and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
If made ahead, cover and refrigerate until next day.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 25 to 35 minutes or until top is slightly browned.
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