Pasta with Sausage & Peppers

Pasta with Sausage & Peppers

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    lbs sweet Italian sausage

  • 3

    tblsp olive oil

  • 1

    c. finely chopped yellow onion

  • 3

    sweet red peppers - stemmed ribbed & seeded - cut into julienne strips

  • 1

    c. dry red wine

  • 1

    can (2lbs 3oz) Italian plum tomatoes including the liquid

  • 1

    c. water

  • 1

    tblsp dried oregano

  • 1

    tsp dried thyme

  • s&p, dried red pepper flakes

  • 1

    tsp fennel seeds

  • ½

    c. chopped parsley

  • 6

    or more garlic cloves

Directions

Prick sausage links with fork and put them in pot with 1/2 inch of water Simmer uncovered for 20 min. Water will evaporate & sausage will brown in its own fat - turn occasionally for 10 more min Remove sausages & place on paper towels Pour fat out of pot but do not wash pot - set it over lo heat - add olive oil & onions Cook until tender - 25 min Add peppers & raise the heat & cook for 5 more min. - uncovered Add wine, tomatoes, water spices - bring to a boil - then reduce heat & simmer partially covered for 30 min. Meanwhile slice the sausages into 1/2" thick rounds - when sauce has simmered 30 min add sausages, fennel seed & simmer uncovered for another 20 min Add parsley & chopped garlic & simmer 5 min Yields 2 qts sauce for 2 lbs pasta


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