Mexican Pork and Pasta Recipe
On a cold Midwestern evening, this hot and spicy dish really warms us up. It's fun, festive change from spaghetti. Plus everyone loves the leftovers—if there are any!
- 1 pound bulk hot pork sausage
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 1 cup uncooked spiral pasta
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Parmesan cheese, optional
- 1. In a large skillet, cook sausage until no longer pink; drain. Add onion and green pepper; cook until tender. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, pasta, brown sugar, chili powder and salt; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until pasta is tender. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Reviews for Mexican Pork and Pasta
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2015
"I knew we would love this! We have been making a similar recipe for 20 years. We skip the salt- the pork seems to add enough kick. Sometimes we add a cup of frozen corn. Great recipe, a classic skillet meal!"
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