Supreme Pizza Penne

No need to choose between pizza and pasta tonight!
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supreme pizza penne

Recipe by Ben Mims

Total TimeServings

40 minutes

4

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped pepperoni, plus 12 slices
  • 12 oz. penne, cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded mozzarella
  • Sliced fresh basil

Preparation

In ovenproof skillet, cook sausage over medium-high, breaking meat up with spoon, until browned, 5 minutes. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook, stirring often, until tender, 5 minutes. Add sauce and chopped pepperoni; simmer until flavors meld, about 5 minutes. Stir in pasta. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with pepperoni slices. Broil until crisp, about 3 minutes. Top with basil.