Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Spicy Zucchini Sausage Pasta

The pasta in this dish is not the main attraction, but offers a nice, supporting role. The sausage will need to be made ahead of time. The best way to do this is to brown in and then cook it on low in the marinara sauce for about 3 hours.

serves 6 ( 10 points +)

  • 8 oz. uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 package Jenny O hot turkey Italian sausage links, cooked and sliced
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 c. marinara sauce
  • 6 T. grated Parmesan cheese

Boil spaghetti until aldente. Drain.

Meanwhile, heat 1 T. olive oil in a nonstick skillet. Add zucchini, sprinkle with salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes. Cook until tender and lightly browned.

Combine pasta, sausage and zucchini. Dish onto plates and top each with 1 T. Parmesan cheese.

1 comment:

  1. I made this for dinner tonight and it was really good. I love the hot Italian sausage in it! Thanks for sharing!


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