Sweet Italian Sausage & Green Pepper Baked Penne
YIELD: 6 SERVINGS PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 45 MINUTES GLUTEN-FREE, EGG-FREE, NUT-FREE, SOY-FREE
A simple gluten-free twist on the traditional sausage and peppers dish.
12-ounce package gluten-free penne pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 2 cups thinly sliced green peppers 1 cup thinly sliced sweet yellow onion 1 cup diced celery 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 (14.5 ounce) cans tomato sauce 1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning 2 teaspoons garlic salt 1 cup part-skim ricotta 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1. Cook gluten-free penne pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside in a large mixing bowl.