Sausage w/wine reduction over Penne Pasta

Tonight I didn't want to spend much time cooking. However, I wanted something delicious. I threw together this awesome pasta dish.

Sausage with Wine Reduction over Penne Pasta - serves 2
2 links Spicy Jalapeno Chicken Sausage (Trader Joe's) sliced
6-8 small cherry heirloom tomatoes cut in half
1/4 Green Bell pepper cut into squares 
1/4 Red Bell pepper cut into squares
1/4 Red onion cut into squares
1 Clove Garlic chopped
1/4 - 1/2 Jalapeno chopped
4 -5 mushrooms cut in half
2 tablespoons Kalamon Olives (Organic, Trader Joe's)
1 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
1/4 cup Chicken broth
1/4 cup Red Wine
1 Tbsp olive oil
6 oz Penne pasta

In large frying pan add oil and saute garlic and Jalapeno, when soft add sliced sausage. Let simmer. In sauce pan add water and a dash of salt and a dab of oil. Bring water to boil add penne pasta cook until al dante. 

While pasta is cooking, add the rest of the ingredients, with the exception of wine, mushrooms, tomatoes and olives, to the frying pan. And spices and stir.

Bring to a boil and set to medium and cook until broth cooks down, then add wine, mushrooms, tomatoes and olives cook another 2 or 3 minutes. When pasta is al dente add to the pan and and stir and cook for 2 more minutes. 

Serve with rolls and it pairs well with Pinot Noir.


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