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Italian Sausage N Peppers Supper Recipe

Italian Sausage N Peppers Supper Recipe

I created this sausage and pepper dish after I enjoyed similar at an Italian restaurant. My young son loves it even though it is a little spicy. -Teresa Puszkar of Colorado Springs, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 pound turkey Italian sausage links
  • 1/2 cup each julienned sweet red, yellow and green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, drained

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. In a large nonstick skillet, brown sausage over medium heat; drain. Cut sausage into 1/4-in. slices. In the same skillet, saute the peppers, basil, garlic, oregano, thyme, caraway seeds and sliced sausage in oil until peppers are crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes. Cook and stir until heated through. Drain pasta; add to skillet and mix well. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 327 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 845mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Reviews for Italian Sausage N Peppers Supper

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MY REVIEW
anitamm
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2015

"I omitted the canned tomatoes and replaced with a jar of spaghetti sauce. I also added 1 t crushed red pepper. Delicious!"

MY REVIEW
peligia
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2014

"I love this dinner. It's cheap, fast, and delicious. I only use half the sausage which is enough for our family of 5. Then, I use the leftover sausage to make Zuppa di Fagioli (search for it on here) or add to sauce for spaghetti."

MY REVIEW
Lorelie1
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"full of flavor and color, easily put together for a fast weeknight meal!"

MY REVIEW
tchr90
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2012

"This recipe is one I make for my husband. ( I do not care for sausage or peppers or tomatoes.) He requests this recipe so it is one of my keepers!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.