I don’t know quite how to start this so I am just going to throw it out there. This pasta is good. Real good. So good, that when I was eating it I was thinking to myself “I may never need to make another pasta dish. And forget ordering pasta at a restaurant.” Alright maybe, I wouldn’t go quite that far. But let me explain. We all know how good a traditional sausage, pepper and onion sandwich is right? Well as it turns out, when those same ingredients are sauteed with garlic, crushed red pepper, oregano and a little white wine, it makes a simply scrumptious pasta too.
I decided to use turkey Italian sausage links for this pasta because I wanted something a little lighter than traditional Italian sausage. If you cannot find turkey Italian sausage feel free to substitute regular pork sausage. If you use pork, you can omit 2 teaspoons of olive oil and simply use 2 teaspoons of pan drippings.
Tip: Because the pasta will be simmering in the sauce for a few minutes, be careful not to over cook your pasta or it might get mushy.
If you serve this with a salad, herb garlic bread and a nice bottle of white wine, you too may start re-thinking the whole going out for pasta thing. Enjoy!
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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