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Spicy Sausage Linguine

 Spicy Sausage Linguine
When time’s at a premium, you just can’t beat a meal this fuss-free and fabulous! Susie Van Etten - Chapmansboro, Tennessee
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 9 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Mild Italian Sausage Links links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream


  • Cook linguine according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the sausage, onion, red pepper
  • and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and
  • the vegetables are tender; drain. Add the garlic, fennel, salt,
  • pepper flakes and pepper; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes
  • and cream; heat through.
  • Drain linguine; serve with sausage mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup sausage mixture with 1 cup linguine equals 488 calories,

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Spicy Sausage Linguine (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 21 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 694 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 22 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.