Cacciatore-Style Penne

Cacciatore-Style Penne

1 pound dried penne pasta
8 ounces lean ground beef or bulk Italian sausage
3/4 cup chopped green sweet pepper
1- 14 ounce jar pasta sauce
8 oz fresh sliced mushrooms

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and return to hot pan, cover keep warm.

  2. In large skillet cook ground beef and sweet pepper over medium-high heat until meat is brown and pepper is tender, drain off fat.

  3. Stir in pasta sauce and mushrooms, heat through.

  4. In large serving bowl toss meat mixture with hot cooked pasta.

That sounds like a pretty good pasta dish, perfect for a weeknight meal.