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baked pasta with sausage and peppers

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For baked pasta with sausage and peppers

  • 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

How To Make baked pasta with sausage and peppers

  • 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.

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