for family meals :
Sausage and Pasta Medley
is another recipe from Bill
from Saint Cloud, Minnesota. If you would like
to know a little bit more about Bill have a look
at his Bio page - click
says: "This quick Italian Style dish will
provide a nice meal for one, or with a green salad,
a light lunch for two. I found pre-cooked Italian
sausage packaged for use on homemade pizza in
a grocery store, but uncooked links or bulk sausage
could also be cooked in advance and add to this
lb cooked Italian sausage (cooked weight)
6 ounces dry pasta (Farfalle or Bow tie is nice)
1/3 cup green bell peppers
1/3 cup onions
1 clove garlic, sliced thin
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
pasta in 2 quarts of salted water and cook until
soft, which should take about 10 to 12 minutes.
the pepper and onions into half inch pieces
and sauté in olive oil.
5 minutes, add the garlic, basil, and the tomato
sauce and simmer until it starts to thicken.
the sauce become to thick, add a little of the
water from the pasta.
the pre-cooked sausage to the vegetable and
sauce mixture, and stir over low heat while
waiting until the pasta is done.
drained pasta to the pan, stir, check to see
if salt is needed, and plate.
with grated parmesan cheese.