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Enhanced Summer Spaghetti

With zucchini having been used in every which way imaginable this summer (lots of zucchini bread, fried zucchini, squash soup, baked, boiled, and saute'd) and a couple of Turkey Sausage links in the fridge, I made a well known (and often boring) recipe super fantastic!

2 Tbls Olive Oil (I like to use Coconut Oil for High Heat Cooking)
1 Red Bell Pepper, Chopped into chunks
1 Zucchini, Sliced into 1/2 moons
1-2 Fresh Tomatoes, chopped (OPTIONAL)
1 Red Onion, Chopped
4-6 Large Tablespoons of Sun Dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil (Oven-dried them myself)
3 Links Turkey Sausage
3-4 Tablespoons Chopped Fresh Basil, chopped
4 Cloves Garlic
1 Tablespoon Red Pepper
1 Jar of Spaghetti Sauce or Diced Tomatoes/Tomato Sauce
1 lb. Favorite Pasta, Cooked

While cooking your favorite pasta, Al Dente, Saute the Red Bell Pepper and Zucchini in olive oil until cooked through. Set aside on a plate. Squeeze Turkey Sausage from casings into pan and brown. Add onion and garlic. As onion appears transparent, add Basil, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Red Pepper. Add fresh tomato and continue cooking for another minute or so (This step optional). Add back the bell pepper and zucchini. Pour Tomato/Spaghetti sauce over sausage mixer. Cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesean and Serve.

Enjoy with Garlic Bread, Salad, and Red Wine.... a Pinot Noir, perhaps???



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