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super simple sausage skillet

Recipe by
Gina Davis
Cedar Bluff, VA

This simple dish is packed full of flavor! It never last for a late night snack! The whole skillet is gone in a flash. This dish brings all my kids home that night for some reason and they take anything left home with them to their significant others! I will post photo when I make this again. Sorry for not having one already.

yield 6 to 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For super simple sausage skillet

  • 1 lb
    breakfast sausage (i use reg. but hot is good also!)
  • 1/2
    green pepper
  • 1/2
  • 1 can
    tomatoes i use a pint jar of tomatoes i can all my own tomatoes so 16 oz is what i use in this recipe (i have used diced and whole either is good)
  • 2 c
    sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic or powdered
  • 1 pkg
    muller's ruffles pasta uncooked (or any thicker pasta that holds well)

How To Make super simple sausage skillet

  • 1
    In a large skillet add sausage, peppers and onions. Cook until sausage is just done.
  • 2
    Add garlic and tomatoes and cook until it starts to bubble.
  • 3
    Add 2/3 box of dry pasta (or more if you like more pasta) fold into sausage mixture. Add 2 cups water and stir into the mix bring to a low boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cover and let simmer until pasta is done adding more water as pasta absorbs it if needed.
  • 4
    When pasta is cooked through turn off heat and top with cheese and re cover to melt.
  • 5
    I serve this with with a homemade rustic Italian bread and a small side salad! :)