Penne With Zucchini and Sausage

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“I got the idea for this recipe from a can of S&W Ready-Cut Diced Tomatoes with Onion and Bell Pepper. The recipe calls for crumbled sausage but my husband and I like our sausage sliced over pasta. It also calls for the pasta to be cooked in the skillet but I cook mine separately and added it to the sauce just before serving. Turned out delicious”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Heat a heavy skillet, preferably cast iron over medium to high heat.
  3. Add the Olive Oil and Italian Sausage.
  4. Brown Sausage for 5 minutes on each side.
  5. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water to the skillet, cover with foil and place in oven.
  6. Cook for 35 minutes or until sausage is cooked.
  7. While the sausage cooks heat a large skillet and add the chopped onion, garlic and Zuchinni.
  8. Cook until tender, approximately 10 minutes.
  9. Add the tomatoes and oregano.
  10. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for approximately 20 minutes or until the sauce is slightly thickned.
  11. You may add some pasta water if the sauce gets to thick.
  12. Remove sauce from heat.
  13. Season with pepper to taste and add the cooked pasta and toss.
  14. Cover the pan and let sit a few minutes.
  15. Slice the sausage and mix with pasta.
  16. Serve with Grated Romano Cheese.

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