Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with Chicken Sausage

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with Chicken Sausage

By Haylie of Our Balanced Bowl

"This Roasted Red Pepper Pasta is the perfect easy and weeknight meal! Loaded with a rich and creamy roasted red pepper sauce and Italian chicken sausage – it’s packed full of goodness and so simple! Pasta night = done!"

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta with Chicken Sausage

Servings: 4
What you’ll need:

1 link (6oz.) al fresco Pasta Night, Mild Italian Style Chicken Sausage, sliced

8-10 ounces penne pasta, cooked

12 ounce jar roasted red peppers, drained & pureed

4 cloves garlic, minced

3 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 cup tomato paste

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/4 cup chicken broth

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 cup reserved pasta water

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:
  • Add olive oil to a skillet, heat up, then add chicken sausages for 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  • To same skillet, add garlic, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and red pepper puree. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Combine in the chicken broth, pasta water, heavy cream, and Parmesan cheese. Let simmer on medium-low heat for 10 minutes until it thickens.
  • Add pasta and sausage, toss until combined. Enjoy!