Orecchiette pasta with sausage & roasted peppers

Orecchiette Pasta With Sausage & Roasted Peppers Recipe

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anna messina


This pasta dish is so good,roasted peppers gives it a yummy smoky taste!


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  • 2 medium
    red bell peppers cleaned cored
  • 2 medium
    yellow bell peppers cleaned cored
  • 1 lb
    italian sausage, hot or mild removed from casing
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter cut into sm. pieces
  • ·
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated

How to Make Orecchiette pasta with sausage & roasted peppers


  1. Heat broiler. place peppers, skin side up, on foil lined baking sheet broil them on each side til char like (18-20min) when cooke place in bowl & cover w/ plastic wrap to keep steam inside for easy peeling,remove w/ paper towel & shred w/ fingers into strips,reserve juice from peppers do not discard.Set aside both peppers & juice.
  2. In pot of boiling water salt & cook pasta according to box,drain & reserve 1/2cp pasta water.Meanwhile , heat skillet w/ olive oil over med. heat & cook sausage breaking it up into sm. pieces, brown 10min or so till all cooked, add roasted peppers & its juice, cook 7min more. Transfer sausage mixture to serving bowl; add pasta, butter,reserved pasta water & parm-regg cheese.Toss & enjoy

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About Orecchiette pasta with sausage & roasted peppers

Course/Dish: Pork, Roasts
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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