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Spicy Pasta with 4 Pepper Smoked Sausage and Roasted Veggies

  • Spicy Pasta with 4 Pepper Smoked Sausage and Roasted Veggies
    Heat up dinnertime with this spicy pasta dish featuring our delicious 4 Pepper Smoked Sausage and roasted veggies.
    Prep Time: 10 minutes

    Total Time: 30 minutes

    Makes 4 servings


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    Ingredients
    1 package Eckrich® 4 Pepper Smoked Sausage
    3/4 box (12 ounces) cavatappi pasta
    1 medium green pepper
    1 medium red pepper
    2 cups whipping cream
    1 package (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
    2 teaspoons olive oil
    Red pepper flakes, for garnish
    Salt and pepper to taste
    Directions
    1. Slice smoked sausage diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces.
    2. Dice green and red peppers.
    3. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add peppers and smoked sausage and cook until browned.
    4. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
    5. Add peppers and smoked sausage to cooked pasta in a large bowl.
    6. In a separate saucepan, stir whipping cream over medium heat for two minutes. Reduce heat to low and whisk in shredded cheese until cheese is fully melted.
    7. Pour cheese sauce over pasta and mix together.
    8. Garnish with red pepper flakes.
    9. Add salt and pepper to taste.