Recipe courtesy of Johnsonville Sausages

Italian Sausage and Pasta Dinner

Craving a delicious pasta dish that's quick and easy? Johnsonville's got you covered! This pasta dinner has the right ingredients to get your mouth watering: your favorite penne pasta, fresh green and red peppers, garlic and onions. Add Johnsonville's delectable Three Cheese Italian Sausage, and you've got authentic Italian flavors in a dish that cooks in no time!
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 package (16 ounce) penne pasta

1 package (13.5 ounce) Johnsonville® Three-Cheese Italian Style Sausage, sliced

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 medium green pepper, julienned and cut in half

1 medium sweet red bell pepper, julienned and cut in half

1 medium onion, halved and sliced

1 clove garlic, minced

1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce, heated


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. 
  2. In a skillet, brown sausage in oil for 3 to 4 minutes. 
  3. Add peppers, onion and garlic. 
  4. Continue to cook until vegetables are tender. 
  5. Divide prepared pasta in bowls, top with marinara sauce and sausage vegetable mixture.
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