You can make this hearty tomato and sausage pasta dish as spicy as you like by using more or fewer red pepper flakes. In Italy luganega, a coiled pork sausage, is used, but you can use any type of Italian pork sausage.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and cook onion until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in sausage. Cook and stir until browned, about 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and wine and bring to a simmer. Stir in passata and bring to a simmer. Cook until sauce starts to thicken, 8 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and red pepper flakes.

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  • Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain and add to the sauce. Stir to combine and serve.

Nutrition Facts

1104 calories; protein 52.2g; carbohydrates 101.4g; fat 54.6g; cholesterol 129.9mg; sodium 2279.2mg. Full Nutrition
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