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sausage & pepper pasta

Sausage and Pepper Pasta

Use your favorite pasta sauce in this great-tasting dish featuring Hormel® Natural Choice® sausage.

Gluten Free:
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Total Time:
Under 30 Minutes
Preparation Time:
Under 30 Minutes
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This recipe is recommended for 6 servings
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups thinly sliced assorted color bell peppers
  • 1 small red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced into wedges
  • 1 (12-ounce) package HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Spinach Asiago Chicken Sausage, sliced diagonally into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar pasta sauce
  • 1 pound rigatoni
  • Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. In large skillet, heat oil. Add bell peppers and onion; sauté 5 to 7 minutes or until softened. Remove to plate.
  2. Add sausage to skillet; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Return sautéed vegetables to skillet. Stir in pasta sauce. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until heated thoroughly.
  3. Meanwhile, cook rigatoni according to package directions; drain. Top with sauce. Serve with cheese, if desired.