Field Notes

Spicy Sausage Pasta

  • 1 pound spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 tablespoon of diced garlic, optional
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3 1/2 cups (1 28-oz ) marinara sauce
  • 1 small shallot
  • The Chili Lab Salt to taste
  • Fresh tiny mozzarella balls, optional
  1. Place the sausage in a dry, cold saucepan, and cook over medium heat until browned. As the sausage cooks, slice the sausage diagonally.
  2. Place the marinara sauce in a pan. Bring to a simmer over high heat. Add in sausage, garlic, white wine, shallots and Chili salt. Reduce to low and cook, stirring often, for one hour.
  3. Cook penne pasta until al dente. Drain well, and combine with the sauce. Topped with cheese if desired.
  4. It’s as simple as that!