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Good, quick, use whatever you have kind of recipe. Added frozen yellow & green squash from my summer garden & sliced mushrooms. Did add 1/2 cp chkn broth & only had dried herbs, but was very good. Some dried red peppers would add extra zest. Thanks!

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DurangoJudy December 30, 2009

Everyone loved this... kids even had seconds. We used Colosimo's Mild Italian sausage (purchased from Costco... used 4 links). I used only 1 T olive oil, which was plenty for the vegetables. I didn't have romano cheese, so I used fresh Parmesan. Also, I didn't have fresh basil, so I used 2 tsp. dry basil... it was great and will be part of our regular rotation (a few times a year). I love that it is rich in vegetables. Next time I make it, I'll use a whole grain pasta, and maybe 50% more veggies. Thanks for a great recipe!

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Chef TanyaW June 08, 2011

We used this recipe as a base, and changed it up a little. We used ground mild italian sausage, home canned tomatoes, and doubled the recipe. When it was almost done, I added a package of cream cheese.The tomatoes were juicy, so I added a bit of cornstarch to thicken. It was so yummy. We had it on angel hair pasta, as that was all we had on hand.

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Momisbusy September 08, 2010

I cut this recipe down a bit but didn't measure. I used one red pepper, one can of diced tomatoes with green chilies, and added a little ck broth. I stirred in a lot of fresh basil and oregano from my garden...added more basil at the end. Awesome! I made this to suit our tastes perfectly and I can't wait to make this again. TRY the fresh oregano too. Thanks for sharing...Luv this!

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jrusk July 13, 2009

Like Cathy17, I didn't have red or yellow peppers, so I used 2 large green peppers, one large Vidalia onion and a jar of sliced mushrooms. I sauteed the veggies and then the added the garlic in the remaining sausage fat and added the veggies once the onions were translucent. Once that was all mixed up with the sausage and had simmered for a bit, I added a 28 oz can of fire roasted tomatoes , a tablespoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano and 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes and let simmer for about 20 minutes. Then added some grated parmesan cheese and let simmer a bit more before letting stand for about 10 minutes before serving. The fresh basil was wonderful in this dish. Next time I'll add about 1/4 cup of red wine as well. Great flavors...we will most definitely make again and again.

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Epi Curious April 28, 2009

This was an easy and delicious meal! I used roma tomatoes in place of stewed and used Italian turkey sausage. Leftovers work great in eggs!

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christiejm October 18, 2008

Everyone really liked this recipe. I chopped the vegetables instead of slicing to make it easier to eat. I used bowtie pasta, but really only needed 1/2 lb. It looked as good as it tasted.

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jan pan July 21, 2007

you have to try this!!excellent, i left the casing on and sauted slices of sausage. delicious. thank you for sharing

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peggy 3062 February 07, 2004

Loved it as is!

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choco chip May 01, 2014

I had all the ingredients on hand and made the recipe as written. It was delicious! I will definitely make this again. This is the type of dish I love; it is easy to make but it tastes as if it was difficult to make.<br/>Dec 27, 2013: Made it again with penne pasta and dried basil instead of fresh and it was still delicious. I left the Italian sausage in the casing, browned it until if firmed enough to cut into slices easily, put it back in the pan to finish cooking and then used it like the recipe called for for ground sausage, I like it better sliced in the dish rather than ground.<br/>Thanks again for posting this delicious recipe.

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Redox December 27, 2013
Italian Pepper and Sausage Dinner