Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Toss cooked orecchiette pasta with sausage and classic Mediterranean ingredients like bell peppers, feta cheese, olives, and oregano for a satisfying pasta dinner. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook the orecchiette according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain the pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bell pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt; sauté 2 minutes. Remove casings from the sausage. Add sausage, oregano, and garlic to pan; cook 4 minutes or until sausage is done, stirring to crumble sausage. Add pasta, reserved cooking liquid, 1/4 teaspoon salt, cheese, olives, and black pepper; cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.

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