Penne Rigate Dinner/Lunch or Side

Carol Junkins


Ok another recipe I love to make in the summer, easy, quick and very yummy. I sometimes add black olives as well but didn't have them to add today! Hope you enjoy !

This recipe was inspired by Cassie Long's recipe for Tomato & Bacon Spaghetti, thank you Cassie!

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1-2 medium
red and green peppers, chopped
1 medium
sweet onion
hot dogs
1/4 pkg
penne rigate
i use ground black pepper, parm cheese a good cooking olive oil and some italian seasonings


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1Chope up your peppers (red & green) onion, tomatoes, and hot dogs.

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2Put the pasta in boiling water and cook til Al dente.

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3Brown up the slice hot dogs a little in the medium heated olive oil, then add the rest of ingredients, adding the tomatoes last. Turn the heat down and let simmer a little.

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4While the veggies are simmering and the pasta is cooking slice up some sharp cheese very thin to add to the pasta and veggies in bowl when done.

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5Sprinkle your parm cheese, ground pepper on top and serve with a nice fresh wedge of Italian bread !

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy