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Sweet Italian Sausage with Zucchini and Tomatoes

Serves 6
Time 15 min
Garnish this delicious combination of summer vegetables and Italian sausage with sprigs of fresh basil and lemon wedges to squeeze over the top, if you like.
Ingredients
  • 6 sweet Italian sausage links
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 large garlic cloves, finely chopped (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano, finely chopped (or 1 tablespoon dried oregano)
  • 1 pound zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 pound mixed red and yellow cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • fine sea salt, pinch of
  • ground black pepper, pinch of
  • ground black pepper, pinch of
Method

Prepare sausages according to package directions, either in a sauté pan or on the grill. 

While they are cooking, heat olive oil in a large heavy sauté pan over medium high heat. 

Add garlic and oregano, stir for a few seconds, then add zucchini and cook 3 to 5 minutes.

When sausages are cooked, cut into large bite-size pieces and add to pan along with tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. 

Continue to sauté until tomatoes are just softened, about 1 minute more.

Transfer to a large platter and serve.

When sausages are cooked, cut into large bite-size pieces and add to pan along with tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. 

Continue to sauté until tomatoes are just softened, about 1 minute more. 

Transfer to a large platter and serve.

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  • 6 sweet Italian sausage links
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 large garlic cloves, finely chopped (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano, finely chopped (or 1 tablespoon dried oregano)
  • 1 pound zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 pound mixed red and yellow cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • fine sea salt, pinch of
  • ground black pepper, pinch of
  • ground black pepper, pinch of