Creamy Spaghetti with Sausage, Peppers and Cheese

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Dec. 14, 2010

Ingredients

Hot italian sausage 18 Ounce , cut into 0.5 inch slices (Link, Adjust Quantity As Needed, May Use Mild, If Desired)
Green bell peppers 2 , washed and cut into strips about 1 inch long
Red bell peppers 2 , washed and cut into strips 1 inch long
Onions 2 Medium , peeled and cut into chunks about 1 inch long
Italian sauce 24 Ounce (1 Jar, May Use Prego Traditional, / Any Italian Sauce)
Pizza sauce 14 Ounce (1 Jar, Any Pizza / Italian Sauce May Be Used)
Spaghetti 16 Ounce , cooked according to package directions
Grated pecorino romano cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (May Use Any Type Of Romano / Parmesan Cheese, Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Chopped parsley 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , washed, dried, and snipped (May Use More / Less Than 1/3 Cup)

Directions

Brown the 18-oz. sliced Italian sausage in a deep skillet over medium heat. Stir gently to brown, but do not stir vigorously, as this will crumble the sausage.) When done, remove sausage with a slotted spoon, and place on paper toweling to drain. Cook 2 chopped green peppers, 2 chopped red peppers, and 2 chopped onions in the pan drippings 5 to 6 minutes, or until tender. Add browned Italian sausage, 24-oz. Italian sauce, and 14-oz. pizza sauce. Simmer, uncovered, over low heat, stirring occasionally. Place cooked spaghetti in the bottom of a large platter. Spoon the sausage mixture over the spaghetti. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese and 1/3 cup snipped parsley. Serve immediately. This dish is wonderful with Italian or French bread and a green salad. If you are looking for a easy, but impressive, dinner for your sweetheart on Valentine's day, this could be it! Enjoy!!! Happy Valentine's Day! --Betty :)

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 953Calories from Fat 245

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2219 mg92.46%

Total Carbohydrates 131 g43.7%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 18 g

Protein 57 g114%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet