Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Bake Mini Sausage, Shrimp & Bell Peppers Penne Rigate

This is another easy one dish kind of meal.  In this dish there’s veggie and meat all in one.  Is a very easy weekday meal to make after a busy day at work.  Here’s what you need to make this dish….


Penne Rigate (1/2 Bag)
Mini Cheese Sausage
Bell Peppers (Yellow, Green & Red)
Canned Tomato Sauce
Chopped Garlic
Dried Crush Basil
Red Wine
Salt & Pepper
Parmesan Cheese


1.      Boil the Penne Rigate, cook it 1min less than the instruction written on the package, drain well and set aside (Oh!! make sure you add generous amount of salt into the boiling water).
2.      While the pasta is cooking, in a medium sauce pan over medium high heat, add in one tablespoon olive oil. 
3.      Add in the diced onion, add salt and pepper, and cook it until the onion is translucent.
4.      Add in the sausage and garlic, cook the sausage until it turn a little brown.
5.      Add red wine around 1/2 cup, cook it until it reduce by half.
6.      Add in the tomato sauce, crush dried basil and cook it under medium low heat for 15mins.
7.      When the sauce is ready, add in the bell pepper and shrimp, and cook it for 2-3mins.
8.      Add in the pasta; season it with salt and pepper.  Also at this add in 1/4cup of freshly grated parmesan cheese.  Combine everything well and put it in an oven proof dish.
9.      On top add more parmesan cheese, put it in a pre-heat oven at 200degree and bake it for 15-20min or until the top is golden brown.  Let it rest for 5mins before serving

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