Searching for a quick and easy (and delicious) Italian dinner recipe? Look no further. Your family will fall in love with this Spicy Sausage-and-Pepper Rotini recipe. The Italian sausage gives this dish a spicy kick and the red and green peppers add color. It's perfect weeknight meal.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
32 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.

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  • Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink. Remove from pan; drain. Wipe skillet clean.

  • Sauté peppers and shallots in same skillet in 2 tablespoons hot oil over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes, broth, and sausage; cook 3 minutes or until tomatoes are tender and mixture thickens slightly.

  • Remove from heat; add cooked pasta to tomato mixture, and toss. Transfer to a serving bowl; sprinkle with cheese and parsley.

  • Note: For spicier flavor, sprinkle with 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper.

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