Sausage and Peppers Pasta

This Sausage and Peppers Pasta recipe is a quick and easy version of the Italian classic. It’s vibrant, delicious, and great for busy weeknights!

This recipe makes four servings for about $2.65 per serving. Therefore, the approximate cost of the entire recipe is $10.60.

Ingredients and Estimated Cost

– olive oil – $0.28 – garlic cloves – $0.15 – Italian sausage – $5.22 – green bell peppers – $1.16 – yellow onion – $0.62 – tomato sauce – $0.64 – cherry tomatoes – $0.72 – dried basil – $0.30 – dried oregano – $0.05 – fennel seeds – $0.18 – penne pasta – $1.28



NOTE: The recipe prices are calculated by using grocery store websites. The actual cost of the recipe will vary depending on what ingredients you already have.

Step-by-step instructions!

Follow our easy instructions for success!

First, heat the oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat and then brown the sausage for about eight minutes.


Then, add the garlic and sauté for about a minute. Next, add the peppers and onion and cook for about four to six minutes.


Add the tomato sauce, tomatoes, basil, oregano, and fennel seeds to the pan. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Cover the skillet with a lid and let it simmer for eight minutes before removing the lid and cooking for an additional  two minutes.


Finally, pour the sausage and peppers mixture over the cooked pasta and garnish with mozzarella, parmesan cheese, and basil before serving.


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