Italian Pepper and Sausage Dinner

Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

It seems like I make this with my eyes closed already. The family loves it as well as guests. You can make as much as you want and if you are lucky to have leftovers, it's better the second time around. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large,skillet brown the sausage until it is cooked through.
  2. Drain the fat and drain the sausage on paper towels.
  3. In the same pan heat your olive oil add and sauté the peppers, and onions, until the onion is translucent,then add the garlic and sauté gently but do not brown your garlic.
  4. This will make the dish bitter.
  5. The vegetables should be tender.
  6. Stir in the tomatoes, spices, Romano cheese and sausage.
  7. Cover the pan and simmer all over a medium-low heat for 8-10 minute.
  8. If your mixture seems too thick you can add a little water or red wine.
  9. While the meat mixture is cooking, the pasta can be prepared as per directions.
  10. You do not want to overcook your pasta.
  11. You want a little firmness to your noodles.
  12. When you are ready to serve use a large platter.
  13. The noodles first, then spoon the meat mixture over.
  14. Mix slightly.
  15. Sprinkle with the Parigiano-Reggiano and place your fresh basil leaves atop.
  16. This goes well with a full bodied red wine, a green salad with Italian oil and vinegar dressing, and most of all a good hard crusted peasant bread.