Skillet Sausage And Pasta

Southern Living
4 to 6 servings


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1 pound ground pork sausage
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 medium-size green bell pepper, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
16 ounces penne, cooked
2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
1/2 cup grated Romano cheese


Brown sausage in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain sausage, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.

Saute onion, bell pepper, and garlic in reserved drippings until tender; add wine and next 6 ingredients. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Stir in sausage, tomato, and tomato sauce, and return to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Serve over pasta; sprinkle with olives and cheese.

Created date

October 2003