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Sausage and Peppers Pasta

Italian Sausage and Peppers Pasta

Italian Sausage and Peppers Pasta is an easy weeknight meal that is laced with peppers, broccoli, garlic, Italian Sausage, and marinara!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 709 kcal
Author Lauren Brennan

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. pasta
  • 1 lb. Sweet Italian Sausage
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1 jar marinara sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets optional
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish optional
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Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook pasta until al dente and drain. Set aside.
  2. While pasta is cooking, break apart Italian Sausage in a large skillet over medium heat. Add in onion and garlic. Stir. Once Sausage is completely browned, add in bell peppers. Cook another 2 minutes to soften slightly.
  3. Pour in marinara sauce, water and spices. Add in broccoli, if desired. Stir and simmer covered for about 10 minutes, OR until broccoli is cooked to your liking.
  4. Toss with cooked pasta and top with parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Italian Sausage and Peppers Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 709 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 1394mg 58%
Potassium 1046mg 30%
Total Carbohydrates 81g 27%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 9g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 16.5%
Vitamin C 83.8%
Calcium 7.6%
Iron 22.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.