Penne Pasta with Sausage and Spicy Tomato Sauce

"Made this one on the fly. Hope you enjoy. It was good with a crusty bread and salad."
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  • In a large glass bowl, whisk together olive oil and lemon juice with the paprika, cumin, ginger, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir in crushed tomatoes and the cilantro.
  • In a skillet, cook sausage and red peppers until pepper is almost soft.
  • Let cool while pasta is cooking In a large pot of boiling water, cook the penne pasta, about 12 minutes or al dente.
  • Add sausage and pepper to tomato sauce.
  • Drain, then toss penne with the tomato sauce.
  • Serve with parmigiano cheese.

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  1. MizzNezz
    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!
  2. chia2160
    this was a good use of contest ingredients, albeit not very original. made a filling ,kid friendly dinner
  3. greengirl347
    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.


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