Simple Pasta, Sausage & Veggies

Simple Pasta, Sausage & Veggies

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6 servings

$1.31 per serving

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Smoked Sausage
Bar-S Smoked Sausage
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  • 1 box (12 oz.) penne pasta
  • 1 package (16 oz.) frozen California mixed vegetable blend
  • 1 package (13 oz.) Bar-S Smoked Sausage Loop
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes in juice
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese

To create smoked sausage pasta, use Bar-S Smoked Polish Sausage or Bar-S Smoked Polska Kielbasa in your penne dish. This easy smoked sausage with pasta recipe is topped off with the addition of vegetables for a filling family dinner.

  1. Fill a 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven or stockpot two-thirds full with salted water. Heat to a boiling. Stir in penne pasta. Boil gently for 5 minutes. Add frozen vegetables; cook 3 minutes longer or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Drain; set aside 1/4 cup for cooking water.
  2. Meanwhile, in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook and stir sausage or kielbasa in oil 5 minutes or until light brown. Stir in garlic; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and remaining 1/4 cup cooking water. Heat to a boiling. Stir in cooked pasta and vegetables until heated thoroughly. Spoon into a serving dish. Top with shredded Parmesan cheese.

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