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Quick Fix Dish: Italian Sausage, Peppers and Penne Pasta

Sometimes I get so caught up in the idea that a decent meal has to require a fair amount of work in the kitchen. It’s not true at all, as I was reminded by recently reading an older New York Times article Summer Express: 101 Simple Meals Ready in 10 Minutes or Less

It’s especially not true when I still find myself at work at 8 p.m. and really, really don’t want to hit the local fast food joint.

So here’s a quick meal I made last night, which I don’t think is too horribly unhealthy and is way better than a similar dish I used to make when I was in college (I used to douse spaghetti noodles in butter with parmesan cheese, salt and pepper, which doesn’t provide much nutrition, but tasted way better than Top Ramen).

The longest part of the whole process was boiling the noodles. It’s not fancy, but it’s filling and makes for an easy meal.

Italian Sausage and Penne Pasta (recipe follows):

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