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Mini Penne with Zucchini Squash & Sausage Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Emmons

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb Italian sausage
1/3 c olive oil
2 medium zucchini, chopped (2 cups)
1 c chopped plum tomatoes
10 fresh basil leaves, torn
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 box Mini penne
1/4 c freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp chopped parsley

Directions:
Directions:
Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium high heat 6 to 7 minutes or until cooked through, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet; set aside.
Heat oil in skillet; sauté zucchini, tomato, basil, garlic and seasoning 6 to 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender, Stirring occasionally. Stir in sausage.
Meanwhile cook Mini Penne according to package directions. drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Return pasta to pot.
Add sausage mixture to hot Mini Penne. Toss, adding reserved pasta water to desired consistency. Transfer to serving platter; sprinkle with cheese and parsley.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6 servings

 

 

 

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