For those surviving without ovens.

As an expat from the States, it can be difficult having loved and lost your oven... but there's a plethora of recipes to meet your tastebuds' needs using stovetop, crockpot, and even microwaving methods! This blog will provide recipes spanning from sidedishes to desserts, funky to traditional, and a few things in between. Enjoy!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Pizza Pasta

2 C uncooked pasta (penne, rotini, farafalle...)
1 T olive oil
1 lb Seasoned Sausage
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 C cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2 C spaghetti sauce, homemade or jarred :)
1 C shredded mozzarella
Parmesan cheese for topping

1. In pot, bring water to boil and cook pasta until al dente.
2. In large skillet, brown sausage and drain.
3. In same skillet, saute onions for 1 minute on medium heat, then add garlic.
4. return meat to skillet and add tomatoes, drained pasta and spaghetti sauce.
5. Allow sauce to get up to temp, then turn off burner and add mozzeralla cheese. Stir, then serve while hot with bread and butter!
Top with shredded parmesan! (And crushed red pepper if you have it!)

Optional additional add ins:
Black olives (you can find at homeplus)
bell pepper
1 C pepperoni (

*This is great for a quick dinner and makes for good leftovers. :)

Courtesy Lindsey Lett

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