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Spicy Sausage and Pepper Pasta

You can have this spicy and colorful pasta dish on your dinner table in 30 minutes!

Recipe from Two Peas & Their Pod

4 from 1 vote


  • 12 ounces Penne pasta we use whole wheat
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1/2 orange bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 package Butterball Turkey Sausage 13 oz, cut into 1/2 inch rounds
  • Crushed red pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente.
  • While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large sauté pan. Add the onion, garlic, peppers, and sausage. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain the pasta and pour into a large serving bowl. Stir in the onions, peppers, and sausage. Add the tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and basil. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.