FOOD RECIPES MADE WITH CBD
BALSAMIC SMOKED SAUSAGE PASTA
- 8 ounces uncooked pasta
- 2 tablespoons Diamond CBD olive oil divided
- 1 pound smoked sausage cut into rounds
- 1/2 medium onion chopped
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1 red bell pepper chopped
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- Salt & pepper to taste
Boil a salted pot of water for your pasta. Cook it al dente according to package directions.
Meanwhile, add 1 tablespoon of the Diamond CBD olive oil to a deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add in the sausage pieces and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally so all sides get a chance to start browning.
Add in the onions. Continue cooking (stirring occasionally) until the onions have started to lightly brown and the sausage gets some nice color. You may need to turn the heat down once it gets going so nothing burns.
Stir in the red peppers and garlic. Cook for a minute or so (I like the red pepper to still have some crunch).
Remove everything from the pan and set it aside, then pour the balsamic vinegar into the pan. Cook until it’s reduced by half (about 1 minute or so), and scrape up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
Take the pan off the heat and add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil, and then add the sausage mixture back in. Give it a good stir.
Add a splash (a couple tablespoons or so) of the pasta water to the skillet prior to draining the pasta. Add the drained pasta to the pan and toss. Season with extra salt & pepper as needed. Serve immediately.