Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
1 package Ore-Ida® Tater Tots®
1 pound Italian sausage cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 medium green bell pepper, cut in strips
1 small onion, cut in strips
2 cups Classico® Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce
2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat 13x9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Coat large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Over medium high heat, brown sausage for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pepper and onion, and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer to baking dish and spread evenly. Top with a layer of Tater Tots. Spoon pasta sauce evenly over top and sprinkle with cheese.
3. Bake uncovered for about 40 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
TIP: If desired, substitute Italian-style sausage links with hot or sweet Italian-style bulk sausage.