Roasted Red Pepper Penne

Steven Hullinger


I came up with this recipe, because I wanted something different. I walked through the local grocery store and began spotting ingredients that I knew would work well together. I also wanted to make a dish that I knew my kids would love.


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10 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    penne pasta
  • 1 lb
    smoked sausage
  • 2 jar(s)
    pasta sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    chili ready diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 jar(s)
    roasted red peppers

How to Make Roasted Red Pepper Penne


  1. In a large pot, begin bringing water to a boil. Once water starts to boil, add some salt and pasta to the water.
  2. Cube up the smoked sausage and add to another pot with a teaspoon of olive oil on the bottom. Cook until the sausage begins to brown.
  3. In a blender, add half a jar of pasta sauce, half a jar of roasted red peppers, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste. Begin blending until ingredients are completely emulsified.
  4. Once sausage is browned, add all the roasted red pepper sauce, the rest of the pasta sauce, 1 can of chili ready diced tomatoes (drained), and one teaspoon of fresh minced garlic. Stir and let sit until sauce is hot.
  5. Drain pasta, then add the sauce. Stir everything, then enjoy.

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About Roasted Red Pepper Penne

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian

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