Thursday, September 06, 2007

Bow Ties with Sausage and Sweet Peppers

Bow Ties with Sausage and Sweet Peppers
Start to Finish: 25 minutes

4 cups dried large bow ties (8 ounces)
12 ounces spicy Italian sausage links
2 medium red sweet peppers, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1/2 cup vegetable broth or beef broth
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/4 cup snipped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.

2. Meanwhile, cut the sausage into 1-inch pieces. In a large skillet cook sausage and sweet peppers over medium-high heat until sausage is brown. Drain.

3. Add the broth and black pepper to skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Pour over pasta; add parsley. Stir gently to coat. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition facts per serving:
Calories 476
Total Fat (g) 20
Saturated Fat (g) 8
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 10
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 3
Cholesterol (mg) 57
Sodium (mg) 597
Carbohydrate (g) 47
Total Sugar (g) 2
Fiber (g) 3
Protein (g) 20
Vitamin A (DV%) 0
Vitamin C (DV%) 151
Calcium (DV%) 3
Iron (DV%) 16
Starch (d.e.) 3
Vegetables (d.e.) 1
High-fat Meat (d.e.) 2

1 comment:

Denise Gormish said...

I have a similar recipe with penne pasta and sausage that the whole family enjoys. When we get some fresh peppers, I'm gonna try this one.