Penne With Sausage, Tomato, Red Pepper in Cream Sauce

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by VickyJ

This is something I came up with when I didn't allow myself enough time to prepare dinner. The meat and veggies were supposed to be a filling for a stromboli, then I ended up using it for this pasta dish instead. It turned out to be a delicious dinner treat! You can change to ground beef, other peppers, pasta or a different cheese.

Top Review by K9 Owned

An awesome pasta dish!!! I had a few mushrooms that needed to be used so I added those in with the sausage an onions. I also had only 1 cup of whipping cream so made up the balance with milk and a little corn starch to compensate. Not a low calorie meal by any means but so scrumptious. DH has already asked that we make it a regular here. I added some shaved Parmesan and some fresh basil before serving and would feel comfortable serving this to any company.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Add sausage, onion and garlic. Cook until sausage is no longer pink and onion is translucent, stirring frequently.
  2. Add bell pepper, tomatoes, cream, salt, and Italian seasoning. Simmer until mixture thickens slightly.
  3. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until tender.
  4. Toss sauce with pasta, Parmesan cheese, if desired.

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