zesty sausage penne

Zesty Penne, Sausage and Peppers

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (18 oz.) package Uncle Charley’s Hot Italian Sausage
  • 3 cups penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • Dash crushed red pepper
  • 4 ounces cream cheese,cubed
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 (26 oz.) jar spaghetti sauce

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, crumble sausage into large skillet; cook and stir on medium heat 8 minutes or until done. Drain.
  3. Add bell peppers; cook and stir 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  4. Stir in next 3 ingredients; cook 5 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Add cream cheese; cook 2 minutes or until melted, stirring frequently.
  6. Drain pasta. Add to sausage mixture; mix lightly. Top with parmesan.
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