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Italian Sausage Spaghetti

Spicy slices of leftover sausage and Italian seasoning lend plenty of flavor to this speedy spaghetti sauce from Joyce Hostetler of Midway, Arkansas. The chunky mixture turns a plate of pasta into a satisfying second-day supper.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 cooked Italian sausage links, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked spaghetti


  • In a large saucepan, saute onion and green pepper in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the sausage, tomatoes, tomato paste, water, sugar and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with spaghetti.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 364 calories, 23g fat (8g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 1230mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 5g fiber), 19g protein.

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  • HOGWriter
    Jan 24, 2013

    Leftover sauce makes for a great Italian sandwich the next day. Just layer a slice of mozzarella in a hoagie bun, spoon in hot tomato-sausage mixture, and top with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.

  • carleysmomma
    Jun 26, 2009

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  • lisa1574
    Apr 24, 2006

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