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Creamy Sausage and Peppers with Brown Rice Pasta

Orange Icon  Creamy Sausage and Peppers with Brown Rice Pasta

Orange Icon  Creamy Sausage and Peppers with Brown Rice Pasta

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Submitted by: Darci Seibold

Prep Time: 7 Minutes

Cook Time: 17 Minutes

Servings: 5

This is a super yummy, simple, creamy tomato sauce. Serve it over pasta or with sprouted grain bread.

  • 1 tbs. coconut oil, raw, extra-virgin, organic
  • 2 clove garlic, fresh, organic
  • 1 med. onion, any type, organic
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano, dried, organic
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian herbs or seasoning, organic
  • cayenne pepper, powder, organic to taste
  • 1 lbs. sausage, chicken, free-range, organic
  • 1 med. bell pepper, red, fresh, organic
  • 14 oz. tomatoes, diced, canned, organic
  • 15 oz. tomato sauce, organic
  • 1 tbs. cashew butter, creamy, organic
  • 2 oz. yogurt, greek, plain, full-fat, plain, organic
  • 1 lbs. pasta, brown rice, organic

Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add finely chopped garlic, chopped onion, oregano, Italian seasoning, and cayenne. Saute until onion and garlic start to brown. Add sliced chicken sausage, and cook until browned. Add julienned red pepper, diced tomatoes, and tomato sauce. Simmer on low until sauce is heated through. Add cashew butter and Greek yogurt. Heat through on low until the mixture thickens a bit.

Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the box. Serving size is 1/2 cup noodles with 1 cup sauce.