Friday, April 25, 2008

Italian Sausage and Peppers


First of all, how cute is that Tinkyada Little Dreams rice pasta?! I couldn't help myself, I had to take a picture. That being said, it also goes great with sausage and peppers. My Italian mother-in-law taught me how to make this. It is a family recipe and was certainly never labled as "allergen free", that's just a bonus. This dish is quick and simple with minimal ingredients, and it is so delicious! (I just hope there's some left when my husband gets home) I like mine served over the top of my pasta, but this picture is of Emily's plate and she is 6...that "don't let my foods touch" stage. I hope that your family will love this as much as mine does. Bon Appetito! :)

1 Package of Jenni-O Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage (or other "safe" sausage)
1 Large red bell pepper sliced into strips
1 Large green bell pepper sliced into strips
1 Medium onion sliced into strips
1 15 oz Can of safe tomato sauce (we used Hunt's 100% natural)

Fry the sausages in a large frying pan over medium heat for about 20 minutes, turning occasionally to brown all sides. Add the peppers and onion and stir fry for another 5 to 10 minutes until the veggies are tender-crisp. Pour in the tomato sauce and stir. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve alone or with your favorite pasta.

3 comments:

Jennifer B said...

Yum! This sounds GOOD! Kind of reminiscent of chourico & peppers. (Which I LOVE) You know what else is tasty? Sausage and peppers in a sandwich! Your pictures of the sausage & peppers look very appetizing too. Perhaps I should not look at these recipes at this hour of the day, because now I really want to eat something...

Bella said...

Oooh I can't wait to try this! Damian is in this eating picky phase and had begun to "not like" anything. So far the list is rice, bread, anything hot, anything cold, vegetables, meat. As if his diet was limited enough before!

FoodAllergyMom said...

Oh Bella, you poor dear, that's frustrating. Maybe it's just because spring is here and appetites are diminishing or tastes are changing toward lighter foods, but I have talked to several moms lately going through the same thing. When Nikki went through that my mother's words of wisdom were "variety is not as impotant to their growth and health as society says it is, if they have 4 healthy foods that they love and they want those foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner give it to them". I'm in a slump and can't think of any more recipes right now too. If you tell me what he DOES like maybe it'll get my creative juices flowing and I can come up with something new. :)