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Roasted vegetable pasta with Italian sausage

This sweet Italian sausage pasta recipe is one of the best quick dinner ideas. Use Italian sausage and veggies for this easy roasted vegetable pasta dish

 
roasted vegetable pasta dish, sausage and veggies
 
When my son was in college he worked as a Fireman for the University and this roasted vegetable pasta was a favorite of his fellow firefighters.  I always loved the idea that the Firemen took turns preparing dinner and they would eat together.  My son is still able to prepare this even in his sleep.   And I was glad to share Italian sausage and veggies pasta dish with my son and glad his fellow firefighters enjoyed it.  
 
wok full of sweet Italian sausage pasta recipe which is a quick dinner idea
 

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This sweet Italian sausage pasta recipe is easy, healthy and totally satisfying.  And this has been one of our favorite quick dinner ideas at our house for some time and I believe it will be in yours also. 

 

How to Make Sweet Italian sausage pasta with roasted vegetables:

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Ingredients needed for this Roasted vegetable pasta
 
  • purple onion, cut into halves then fourths
  • yellow squash, halved lengthwise
  • zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • red bell pepper, cut into half
  • 10 stalks asparagus
  • olive oil 
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1 package of sweet Italian sausage (1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 12 ounces of whole grain penne
  • freshly grated Parmesan
 
 Equipment Needed:
  • Wok or large skillet
  • Baking Sheet
 
 
Instructions:
  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.   In a Ziplock Baggie toss all the vegetables, except the tomatoes, with 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper.     Arrange the veggies on a baking sheet and roast, until caramelized, for about 30 minutes, turning vegetables halfway through the cooking time.
  • In a small bowl, add the tomatoes and the remaining olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper and add to the baking sheet, at the halfway point of cooking.   Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package instructions and drain.
  • While veggies and pasta are cooking, remove sausage meat from the casings.   Saute the sausage in a large skillet or wok over medium heat until cooked through.   Turn up the heat and deglaze the skillet or wok with white wine. optional. 
  • Once the vegetables are cooked, cool slightly, then coarsely chop all the veggies except the tomatoes.  Add the vegetables and any pan juices to the sausage in the skillet or wok.  Toss in the cooked penne, season with salt and pepper to taste.    Add 1/2 cup of the parmesan cheese. Toss gently to combine and serve topped with additional parmesan cheese.
 

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5 from 2 votes

Roasted Veggies and Sausage Pasta

This sweet Italian sausage pasta recipe is one of the best quick dinner ideas. Use Italian sausage and veggies for this easy roasted vegetable pasta dish
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: best quick dinner ideas, Italian sausage and veggies, roasted vegetable pasta dish, sweet Italian sausage pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 299kcal
Author: Evelyn

Equipment

  • wok

Ingredients

  • 1 purple onion cut into halves then fourths
  • 1 yellow squash halved lengthwise
  • 1 zucchini halved lengthwise
  • 1 red bell pepper cut in half
  • 10 stalks Asparagus
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1 package sweet Italian sausage (5 links)
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 12 ounces whole-grain penne
  • Freshly grated Parmesan

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
  • In a Ziplock Baggie toss all the vegetables, except the tomatoes and season with 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper, to taste.
  • Arrange the veggies on a baking sheet and roast, until caramelized, about 30 minutes, turning vegetables halfway through the cooking time.
  • In a small bowl, add the tomatoes and the remaining olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper and add to the baking sheet, at the halfway point of cooking.   Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package instructions and drain.
  • While the pasta and veggies are cooking remove sausage meat from the casing. Saute the sausage in a large skillet or wok over medium heat until cooked through
  • Turn up the heat and deglaze the skillet or wok with white wine
  • Once the vegetables are cooked, cool slightly, then coarsely chop all the veggies except the tomatoes.
  • Add the vegetables and any pan juices to the sausage in the skillet or wok. Toss in the cooked penne, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add 1/2 cup of the parmesan cheese. Toss gently to combine and serve topped with additional parmesan cheese

Nutrition

Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 699mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1923IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3mg

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Nancy Bandzuch

Tuesday 26th of February 2013

Thanks for sharing this oldie but a goodie! I am so excited to be featuring it this week! Come check it out, grab a button and share some of your other older gems!Nancy

Chloe West

Wednesday 2nd of January 2013

Looks incredible! Thanks so much for linking up to the Craft Yourself Crazy link party! Definitely pinning this recipe!

Chloe

Sarah E.

Wednesday 2nd of January 2013

I absolutely love zucchini, squash, and asparagus. This looks like such a great dish :)thank you for sharing on Tasty Thursday and happy New Year!

Connie

Thursday 27th of December 2012

That looks really good! Thanks for linking up with me :)

Karri Reiser

Tuesday 25th of December 2012

Thanks Evelyn for sharing at my Our Favorite Things Party. This looks yummy. Have a Merry Christmas.