Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Pasta // Quick Weeknite Meal {FFAY #4}

quick and easy pasta, Foodie For A Year

This is hands down one of my favorite quick dinners. I could seriously eat this once a week. Sadly, there is usually no leftovers after I make this. I think what I like best about this pasta dish is the precooked Italian sausage (we LOVE this brand in mild, fingers crossed you can find it!!!); it's ready to eat just heat it up and you've saved yourself fry time and oil burns- please tell me I'm not the only one who gets burned cooking sausage?!
quick and easy pasta, Foodie For A Year
This recipe also stars summer vegetables so extra points if you use homegrown ;)

quick and easy pasta with summer vegetables and Italian sausage. This is our family's favorite pasta dish!

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Quick and Easy Pasta
A quick and delicious pasta dish using summer vegetables.
Ingredients
  • 5 links Italian sausage
  • 1 16oz box Pasta
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 zucchini diced
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
Instructions
1. Boil pasta according to box instructions. Drain and set aside.
2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and saute diced onion, garlic and zucchini.
3. Add halved cherry tomatoes and Italian sausage to vegetables and cook until sausage is heated through, 3 minutes.
4. Add drained pasta to skillet and season with salt and pepper and top with Parmesan cheese. ENJOY!


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11 comments:

  1. I love using seasonal veggies when cooking. This recipe is awesome! :)

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  2. Ooh I will love this recipe! Now to find that sausage!!!

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  3. Yay for garden veggies friend. I have THE WORST luck with zucchini. The squash bugs get out of hand so quick and then my organic garden goes to pot when I have to use pesticides. I really don't want to do that so I just don't grow them.

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  4. I have been looking for something different to use sausage with! This is perfect. Thank you for sharing!!

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  5. So yum! My kiddies love sausage & so does the hubs! Pinning for later!

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  6. This looks so easy and right up my alley when it comes to my deep love of sausage (yup... I just put that in writing on the internet!).

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  7. YUMMM! You had me at zucchini and tomatoes!!! Thanks for the great meal idea!

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  8. I'm a fan of anything with sausage! Probably why we like the recipe I shared in the last foodie so much. i bet this would be tasty, but nobody would eat the pasta lol.

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  9. Never heard of that sausage but it looks like they sell it at Whole Foods, will have to check it out next time I am there. This looks delicious with all of the yummy summer veggies!

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  10. Give me all the zucchini and tomatoes!!
    This looks so light and delicious. I have to give it a try!

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  11. YUM!!! I love all of these things -- tomatoes, zucchini, sausage, pasta. You hit them all! I'm going to have to try this!

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