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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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.

Step-By-Step

1Heat 12" skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil and Italian sausage (without casing).
2Chop 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.
3Meanwhile, 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.
4Make 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