Barilla® Penne with Sausage & Peppers

Better Together Series: Spicy sausage, sweet marinara and fresh veggies—enjoy time together with this deliciously satisfying fall dish.

Blue Box Penne

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Barilla Penne

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Ingredients

Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Penne
  • 1 jar Barilla® Marinara sauce
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, skin removed
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup Fontina cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup, Asiago cheese, shredded
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • In a 12-inch skillet, gently heat olive oil, garlic and thyme until the garlic is slightly yellow in color.
  • Add sausage and brown well for 4-5 minutes. Add peppers and sauté for 2 minutes then deglaze with wine and reduce until the liquid has evaporated.
  • Add marinara sauce and bring to a simmer, season with salt and pepper then set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain then combine with the sauce and garnish with cheese.
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