Roasted Tomato and Garlic Penne with Italian Sausage
8 on the vine tomatoes, quartered
1 head of garlic, peeled
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
4 cups Penne
4 Italian sausages
1/4 cup parsley
2 cups mozzarella
1/4 cup Parmesan
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
Roast tomatoes and garlic with olive oil in a preheated oven set at 400 for 50 minutes.
Meanwhile, squeeze the meat out of the sausage skins into a pan, really breaking it up. Fry for about 10 minutes until the meat browns and becomes crispy.
Cook Penne according to package directions.
Drain reserving some of the water.
Return pasta to pot.
Combine 1/2 the mozzarella, chopped parsley, breadcrumbs and roasted tomatoes and garlic and sausage with pasta.
|The parsley growing on my balcony|
Spread mixture into 13 x 9 baking dish and top with remaining cheeses.
Cover with foil. Bake in oven set at 375 for 15 minutes.
Remove foil, return to oven for another 15 minutes.