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Italian Sausage and Peppers with Penne

Italian Sausage and Peppers with Penne

Jennie Duncan
Looking for a simple pasta dish that your entire family will love! This Italian Sausage and Peppers with Penne is simple to make and taste amazing. 
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 540 kcal


  • 12 oz Penne pasta
  • 1 pound Italian sausage links
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2 sliced Bell peppers (I used red and green)
  • ½ sliced Yellow onion sliced, ½ small
  • 25 oz Marinara sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (optional for topping)


  • Cook penne in a large pot according to package directions. Drain and set aside,
  • In the same large pot cook Italian sausage until ¾ the way cooked. Remove from pot and cut into bite-size slices. In the same pan add olive oil, bell peppers, and onion.
  • Saute vegetables until tender then add sausage back to the pot. Add marinara sauce and cooked pasta to the pot. Cover and allow to cook on low for 4-5 minutes until everything is warm and well combined.
  • Sprinkle on parmesan cheese. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 540kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 20gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 58mgSodium: 1203mgPotassium: 787mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1485IUVitamin C: 49.7mgCalcium: 65mgIron: 3mg
Keyword bell peppers, onions, penne, sausage
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