Zesty Penne, Sausage and Peppers

Zesty Penne, Sausage and Peppers

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"This lively sauce uses cream cheese to create a rich, velvety texture like your favorite vodka sauce."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 765 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 765 kcal
  • 38%
  • Fat:
  • 37.8 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 75.4g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 31 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 1914 mg
  • 77%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Cook pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, crumble sausage into large skillet; cook and stir on medium heat 8 min. or until done. Drain. Add bell peppers; cook and stir 5 min. or until crisp-tender. Stir in next 3 ingredients; cook 5 min. or until heated through. Add cream cheese; cook 2 min. or until melted, stirring frequently.
  3. Drain pasta. Add to sausage mixture; mix lightly. Top with Parmesan.

Footnotes

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  • You'll know it's a special occasion when you get to enjoy a serving of this easy-to-prepare meal!
  • Variation
  • Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese or 1/2 cup (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese
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I made this last night and it was really good and made a ton of food. I did change a few things though so I put the changes below. I used hot Italian sausage instead of regular. After crumblin...

OMG....you have to try to this recipe. Sooooo simple and good! I did the recipe as stated except for the red pepper flakes. I don't like spicy anything but DH added it to his serving. We bot...

This was really very good and easy to prepare! I didn't change anything except I forgot to put the parmesan cheese on it at the end, but it was good without it! I figured we could add our own ...