Penne With Sausage, Tomato, Red Pepper in Cream Sauce

Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

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.

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.
Most Helpful

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.

K9 Owned September 20, 2012

Yum, easy and delicious, my kind of food!!! I didnt have italian sausage so used some sliced cabanossi. I did use spaghetti, simply because DH felt like it, next time I'll use the penne. A lovely recipe, Vicky - rest in peace, my friend, gone too soon, always missed

Karen Elizabeth September 25, 2012