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Christmas Pasta with Red & Green Bell Peppers - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Festive Christmas Pasta with Red and Green Bell Peppers
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
This recipe for Christmas Pasta with Red & Green Bell Peppers has proven to be a winner in our home every Christmas season, and I trust it will be a winner in your home, too.
Course: Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian Cuisine
Keyword: Christmas pasta, Christmas spaghetti
Servings: 10
Calories: 478 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
  • 1 pound Italian Sausage
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • teaspoon dried basil
  • teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 red bell peppers seeded and chopped
  • 3 green bell peppers seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • pounds spaghetti cooked and drained according to package directions
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  1. In a large skillet over medium/high heat, brown the Italian sausage in the oil.
  2. Add the salt, pepper, basil, and oregano and continue to cook an additional 1 - 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped onions, peppers, and garlic. Stir to combine.
  4. Lower the heat to medium, and cover.
  5. Cook, covered, for 4-5 minutes or until the peppers are softened.
  6. Spray a 9x13 casserole dish with non-stick spray.
  7. Add the cooked and drained spaghetti to the casserole dish and top evenly with the Italian sausage and pepper mixture.
  8. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over top.
  9. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 20 minutes.
  10. Serve hot.
  11. *Note - Cover well and refrigerate leftovers for up to 5 days.
  12. Delicious as leftovers!
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

large skillet with cover (or aluminum foil), cooking spray, chef's knife, cutting board, large pasta pan, strainer, wooden spoon or spatula, tongs (optional)

Nutrition Facts
Festive Christmas Pasta with Red and Green Bell Peppers
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 478 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 884mg38%
Potassium 432mg12%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 1295IU26%
Vitamin C 76.2mg92%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.