Isn’t there something a little magical about a nice, warm bowl of comfort food on a cold weeknight? You’ve been busy all day and are looking for a simple meal that is, of course, packed full of big flavor. Our Creamy Chipotle Sausage Pasta fits the bill.
Creamy Chipotle Sausage Pasta
1 1 lb. package Cloverdale Chipotle Cheddar Sausage, slice into 1” sections on the diagonal
2 cups cooked Penne Pasta
1 cup Red Pepper, thinly sliced
1 cup Green Pepper, thinly sliced
1 cup Yellow Pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup Purple Onion, thinly sliced
1/8 cup Frozen or Fresh Corn
1 t. minced Garlic
1 T. Olive Oil
3 T. Canned Chipotles, chopped
3 T. Fresh Cilantro, chopped
1 Pint Heavy Whipping Cream
1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Salt and Pepper to taste
In a medium sauté pan, heat olive oil on medium-high heat. Sauté garlic, vegetables and chipotles. Add sausage and heat through. Add 3-4 T. of water to deglaze pan and release flavors. Return to High heat and slowly add cream and pasta. Heat through, until cream slightly thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in fresh cilantro and cheese just before serving; stir until cheese in melted and well mixed. Serve immediately.
What is your go-to meal for a busy weeknight?