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Sausage and Peppers Pasta with cheese on a plate with a fork

Sausage and Peppers Pasta

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 758kcal
Author: Holly Nilsson
This sausage peppers and onion pasta is a hearty one pot meal that's super easy to make!

Equipment

  • Large Skillet

Ingredients

  • 8 oz pasta bow tie, rotini, penne, or your favorite
  • 1 Tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 pound Italian Sausage mild, medium or hot
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper seeds removed and chopped
  • 14.5 oz crushed tomatoes undrained, about 1 ⅓ cup
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • cup parmesan cheese for garnish
  • fresh basil chopped, garnish

Instructions

  • Salt water and cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat oil and cook sausage, 2-3 minutes. Add onion and red bell peppers meat is completely cooked. Add crushed tomatoes and tomato paste. Bring to a boil.
  • Turn to low heat, stir in seasonings and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
  • Add pasta. Simmer uncovered for another 5 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
  • Top with parmesan cheese and fresh basil.

Nutrition

Calories: 758kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 1731mg | Potassium: 1275mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1875IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 5mg