One-Pot Southwest-Style Sausage and Cavatappi
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One-Pot Southwest-Style Sausage and Cavatappi

One-Pot Southwest-Style Sausage and Cavatappi

with Monterey Jack and Baby Spinach

This one-and-done dinner in a hurry packs sausage, veggies and noodles into one easy bowl. What's even better? It's a meal that everyone is sure to devour!

One Pot
Family Friendly

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time


serving amount

250 g

Mild Italian Sausage, uncased

170 g


(Contains Gluten)

1 unit

Sweet Bell Pepper

1 unit

Yellow Onion

28 g

Baby Spinach

1 unit

Crushed Tomatoes with Garlic and Onion

1 tbsp

Ginger-Garlic Puree

(Contains Mustard)

1 cup

Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 unit

Beef Broth Concentrate

Not included in your delivery

½ tbsp


0.13 tsp


0.13 tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories438 kcal
Energy (kJ)1834 kJ
Fat3 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Carbohydrate89 g
Sugar18 g
Dietary Fiber9 g
Protein15 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Pot
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups



Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Core, then cut pepper into 1/2-inch pieces. Peel, then cut onion into 1/2-inch pieces.

Cook peppers

Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then peppers. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, 3-4 min. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer peppers to a plate. Set aside.

Cook sausage and onions

Reheat the same pot over medium-high. When hot, add sausage and onions to the dry pot. Cook, breaking up sausage into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Carefully drain and discard excess fat, if desired.

Cook cavatappi

Add Tex-Mex paste, crushed tomatoes, broth concentrate, 2 cups water (3 1/2 cups) and 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) salt to the pot with sausage and onions.Stir to combine, then bring to boil over high. Once boiling, stir in cavatappi and reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered, stirring often to prevent sticking to the pot, until cavatappi is tender, 14-16 min. (TIP: If pasta is sticking too much, add more water, 1/4 cup at a time. Scrape up any pieces that are stuck to the bottom of the pot.)

Finish cavatappi

Add peppers, spinach and half the cheese to the pot with cavatappi. Cook, stirring often, until spinach wilts, 1-2 min. Season with pepper, to taste.

Finish and serve

Divide Southwest-style sausage and cavatappi between bowls.Sprinkle remaining cheese over top.

Modularity step (under step 3)

If you've opted to get sausage, cook it in the same way the recipe instructs you to cook the beef.**