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Spicy Fettuccine
11/23/2011 | Sheryl McGlochlin

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1 fresh pack fettuccine
olive oil for cooking
1 white or yellow onion, chopped
1 Tbl minced garlic
1 small eggplant, cut into small pieces
4 oz Chirozio sausage
1 6 oz can tomato paste
2-3 tsp Italian seasoning or to taste
salt and pepper to taste
cayenne, if you want it extra spicy
1 green pepper, chopped
fresh shredded Parmesan cheese

1. Prepare pasta according to package direction.
2. Meanwhile, heat 2-3 Tbl olive oil in a large fry pan. Add onion and garlic, stir fry 45 seconds. Add eggplant. Add more oil if needed or small amounts of water to prevent burning. Stir fry 5-7 minutes or until eggplant is tender and browned.
3. Add sausage and cook until done. Add tomato paste along with two cans of water and seasonings. Stir to mix through. Add green pepper and stir just to warm through.
4. Remove pasta to large serving dish, spoon sauce over, sprinkle with cheese and serve. Serves 4.