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  • 1 lb. Italian or andouille sausage, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
  • salt to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook penne until al dente.
  • Meanwhile, heat a skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and cook sausage until evenly browned. Set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in large skillet. Add onion and cook until it begins to turn translucent. Add garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients, except for parsley. Stir in sausage and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
  • Pour over penne, and top with parsley if desired.


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