Roasted Veggies with Pasta and Kielbasa
Heat over to 400 degrees.
2 yellow squash - cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 zucchini - cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 red peppers - sliced into bite-sized pieces
1 sweet onion - cut in half, then sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
1 package Polska Kielbasa Sausage- sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
1 teaspoon each:
Salt and pepper to taste
3 cups penne pasta - cooked
Place cut veggies and sausage in 9x13 pan or rimmed cookie sheet. (I use my Pampered Chef baking pan because I feel it roasts the veggies very well but whatever you have will work.) Sprinkle herbs and spices over veggies and sausage. Sprinkle with a good dose of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and give the whole thing a good toss. Place in the oven and let it roast for an hour or so - stirring a few times throughout the cooking process. When veggies are nicely roasted and the sausage has crisped a bit, remove from the oven. Mix in the COOKED penne pasta and toss. Add a little more olive oil, if desired. Sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese. Dish it up and enjoy with some good french bread.
Serves 4 - 6
If you're not a fan of Kielbasa, you can substitute COOKED chicken breast instead. I have not tried using chicken, but hey...why not? Just be sure to add the cooked chicken with the pasta, AFTER you've roasted the veggies.
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