Tortellini, Sausage and Edamame Pasta


  • 1 Cup
    edamame, shelled
  • 1 Pound
  • 1 Cup
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Pound
    smoked sausage
  • .5 Cups
    italian dressing


  1. Set 6 quarts of salted water to boil in a large pot.

  2. Meanwhile, chop red pepper and slice the smoked sausage into 1/4 inch-thick rounds.

  3. Stir-fry red pepper and sausage together until heated through -- about 5 minutes.

  4. Add tortellini to boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.

  5. Add edamame to water and boil for another 2 minutes. Drain tortellini and edamame well.

  6. Toss everything together with the Italian dressing and heat through one final time. Serves 5-6.