Monday, October 12, 2009

Sausage with Peppers and Pasta

3 cups Rigatoni Pasta (uncooked-consider whole wheat version)
1 lb. Italian Sausage (sliced) or (consider Turkey Sausage)
1 each Red, Green and Yellow Pepper (coarsely chopped)
1-14oz can Italian Style Diced Tomatoes (undrained)
1 ½ cups Shredded Mozzarella-Parmesan Cheese Blend
¼ cup Parmesan Cheese (freshly grated)

Cook pasta as directed. Meanwhile cook sausage in large skillet on medium heat, 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Add peppers; cook and stir 7 minutes or until sausage is done and peppers are crisp and tender. Stir in tomatoes; cook 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta. Add sausage to mixture with shredded cheese; mix well. Top with parmesan.