Spicy Ratatouille with Sausage & Spaghetti

Terri Rountree

By
@Nana2anz

I came up with this recipe using a classic ratatouille recipe and adding hot Italian sausage and serving over spaghetti. Enjoy!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This spicy ratatouille recipe is hearty and delicious. I really like the addition of hot Italian sausage. It gives this recipe a definite bite. Your family will love this!

Ingredients

1 lb
hot Italian sausage
1 medium
eggplant
2 can(s)
petite diced tomatoes (Italian), 14.5 oz.
1 can(s)
tomato paste
1 medium
onion
1 large
zuchinni
8 oz
baby bella mushrooms (cut in quarters)
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
1 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
Italian seasoning
3 clove
garlic
1 1/2 c
beef broth
1 can(s)
stewed tomatoes, Italian-style, 14.5 oz.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 12" skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil and Italian sausage (without casing).
2
Chop onion (rough chop) and add to skillet as sausage cooks. Add minced garlic, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning mix and cook until sausage is done.
3
Meanwhile, chop zucchini, eggplant, and mushrooms into 1/2" to 1" pieces. Add to sausage mixture when sausage is done. Now add tomatoes and tomato paste. Add beef broth. Stir and bring to boil. When brought to boil and turn down to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes.
4
Make spaghetti according to directions. Drain and add olive oil or butter to pasta to prevent sticking. Serve sausage mixture over pasta.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Low Sodium, Low Carb