Penne Ricotta-Herb Sauce-There are 2 ways to enjoy this sauce with or without meat.

Penne Ricotta-Herb Sauce

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1 1/4 cups ricotta

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped

1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped

1 tsp. fresh oregano, chopped

1/4 cup parmesan

2 scallions, sliced diagonal

salt, to taste

fresh ground black pepper, to taste

3 red bell peppers, julienned

2 lbs. bulk Italian sausage

1/2 cup white wine

For non meat version, combine the cheeses, herbs, garlic, scallions and salt and pepper , to taste. Toss with al dente cooked pasta

For meat version, cook sausage until brown add the red peppers and saute until just tender. Deglaze pan with wine. Stir in cheese mixture and toss with al dente cooked pasta.

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