Baked Pasta with Sausage and Peppers

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Mom used to make this for weekend suppers. We loved it.Source: Unknown


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Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs. mild italian sausae, cut into 1 inch chunks
1 large onion, sliced
1 large green bell pepper, sliced
1 large red bell pepper, sliced
4 garlic cloves, sliced
1 can diced tomatoes in puree, 28 oz.
1 can tomato puree, 15 oz
salt
1 lb. penne pasta
8 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup freshly grated romano cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400.
2
In nonstick pan, cook sausage over medium high heat til browned, stirring occasionally. Drain fat, then reduce heat to medium.
3
Add onion, peppers and garlic, cook for about 10 minutes or til vegetables are tender. Stir in diced tomatoes, tomato puree and 1/4 tsp. salt. Simmer on low for 10 minutes.
4
Meanwhile, bring pot of water to a boil with dash of salt. Add pasta and cook til almost done. Drain pasta, return to pot and stir in the sauce and mozzarella.
5
Note: Mom used to doctor her sauce with oregano, basil, and a splash of wine.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Italian