Penne Pasta with Sausage and Spicy Tomato Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Made this one on the fly. Hope you enjoy. It was good with a crusty bread and salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large glass bowl, whisk together olive oil and lemon juice with the paprika, cumin, ginger, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  2. Stir in crushed tomatoes and the cilantro.
  3. In a skillet, cook sausage and red peppers until pepper is almost soft.
  4. Let cool while pasta is cooking In a large pot of boiling water, cook the penne pasta, about 12 minutes or al dente.
  5. Add sausage and pepper to tomato sauce.
  6. Drain, then toss penne with the tomato sauce.
  7. Serve with parmigiano cheese.


Most Helpful

This was very good. I added the sauce to the skillet with the sausage and pepper and kept it warm while the penne cooked. Tossed it all together and served it with a lot of fresh grated Parmesan cheese. We had a crisp salad and some warm garlic bread. Servd a nice red rose wine (Livingston's) to drink. This was an easy recipe that produced a very tasty dish. I will make this again!

MizzNezz February 28, 2003

this was a good use of contest ingredients, albeit not very original. made a filling ,kid friendly dinner

chia February 18, 2003

This recipe was very tasty. I followed the advice to warm up the sauce in the pan with the sausage and peppers while the pasta was cooking and that worked out well.

greengirl347 January 24, 2008

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