Bratwurst with Garden Vegetables and Pasta
By The Gourmet Farm Girl
1 pound bulk bratwurst or 1 pound links (casings removed)
2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1/3 cup onion (chopped)
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup green, red or yellow peppers or a combination of your favorite
1 cup zucchini (chopped)
1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes or 2 cups fresh tomatoes (chopped)
1 14.5 ounce can tomato sauce
Cooked pasta
6 leaves fresh basil (chopped)
pinch of dried dill
Mozzarella cheese

In a large deep skillet heat the oil over medium high heat; add the garlic and onions and saute for 1-2 minutes; add the bratwurst, salt and pepper and cook for 10-12 minutes till cooked through.

Stir in the tomatoes and tomato sauce; add the peppers and zucchini; turn heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes or till vegetables are tender; stirring often

Boil your favorite pasta (enough for 4-5 servings)

Stir cooked pasta into the sauce along with the herbs and top with grated mozzarella cheese

Serves 6-8