Chunky Italian Sausage Marinara

Ronzoni Healthy Harvest
8 servings


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6 to 8 sun-dried tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2 pound hot Italian turkey sausage links, sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups (about 6 ounces) sliced fresh mushrooms
1 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
3/4 cup chopped onion
1 3/4 cups (15-ounce can) tomato sauce
1 3/4 cups (14 1/2-ounce can) diced tomatoes in juice, undrained
1/2 cup dry red wine
2 to 3 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons dried basil leaves
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon crushed dried red pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
1 package RONZONI HEALTHY HARVEST Linguine, uncooked
Grated Parmesan or Romano cheese


Soak sun-dried tomatoes in boiling water 5 minutes; drain and chop. In medium saucepan over medium heat, heat oil; add sausage. Cook until sausage is done, stirring occasionally; add garlic. Cook 1 minute. Add mushrooms, green pepper and onion; cook 3 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining ingredients except pasta and cheese; cook, covered, 30 minutes. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Top hot pasta with sauce and cheese.

Created date

October 2007