Jalapeno Cheddar Smoked Sausage Pasta

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings and halved
  • 2 cups tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 pkgs. Schwab's Jalapeno Cheddar Smoked Sausage, sliced
  • 1 (17.6 oz.) pkg. tri-color bowtie pasta
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, warm oil, garlic, red pepper and salt. Add peppers, onions, tomatoes, and saute. Add jalapeno cheddar smoked sausage. Cook until meat is hot.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to directions on package. Add vegetable and sausage mixture to pasta and toss.
  3. Serve topped with bacon and Parmesan cheese.