Wagyu Hot Italian Sausage & Garden Tomato Pasta
This delicious pasta recipe, made with Fullblood Wagyu Hot Italian sausage, is a perfect weeknight dinner. The Cavatappi pasta is topped with a homemade tomato sauce made with fresh tomatoes, garlic, red pepper flakes, and a variety of seasoning. The ground, Hot Italian sausage, gives a kick of spice to the dish!
1 lb. Cavatappi Pasta ( cooked per package instructions to al dente )
1 pt. Cherry Tomatoes ( halved )
1 Sweet Onion ( julienned )
1/2 cup Sherry Wine
2 tsp. Kosher Salt
1/2 tsp. Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Basil Leaves ( chiffonade, to garnish )
Garden Tomato Sauce:
10 Large Garden Tomatoes
1 Sweet Onion ( cut into large chunks )
10 Large Garlic Cloves ( smashed )
4 SPRIG Fresh Oregano
1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( plus additional for drizzling )
1/4 cup Basil ( chiffonade )
1/2 tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
to taste Kosher Salt
to taste Freshly Ground Black Pepper
PREPARING THE GARDEN TOMATO SAUCE
Preheat the oven to 425°F.
Score the large garden tomatoes through the top/core, making an "x" through the skin of the tomato.
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