I wanted to share with you guys my FAVORITE meal to cook during the week. Not only is it a quick & easy meal to whip up… it’s also DELICIOUS!!!

You have to start off with a package of sausage and a box of pasta. My sausage of choice is usually Premio and while I normally get the mixed (Hot & Sweet) package – today we are working with only hot. My favorite pasta is the Ronzoni Garden Delights! I couldn’t even tell you the last time I cooked with regular pasta.

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I put a large pot of water to boil and then place all the sausage links in a pan with a little water and cover it with aluminum foil.

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I love to really brown my sausage because it brings out a lot of flavor into the pan. I flip the sausage and add a little more water and re cover.

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 By this time, the water is boiling so I toss in my pasta. I then remove the sausage from the pan and slice them and throw them back in for some more browning at a very low temperature.

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Now for the sauce…

A lot of people cringe at store-bought sauce but guess what? I don’t care… my family doesn’t make it homemade and so I’ve had to perfect my favorite one from the grocery store.

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Here she is – The Ragu Robusto! seasoned with chopped tomato, olive oil and garlic. This is by far the best tasting Ragu and with a little help from these:

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 Your family will be begging you to make this dish again soon. I personally am not a big fan of chunks of tomatoes or onions (already in the jar) so I throw the sauce in the blender to chop those pieces up. I then pour the sauce over the sliced sausage (fill up the empty jar 1/2 way with water, shake and pour that in as well) and throw in these seasons on top to taste and stir. I think quick meals should be about convenience so if you do not have some of these — skip them or substitute.

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Cover pan and let it simmer for a few minutes. Remove pasta from the stove and drain.

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I always add a touch of olive oil or butter to keep pasta from sticking together.

That’s it… now dinner is served!

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Quick tip: when storing left overs, keep the sauce with sausage and pasta in 2 separate containers.

Enjoy!!! xo

Here is a list of my top 10 BEST dressed for the evening:

Jennifer Lopez looking flawless in Zuhair Murad

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lawrence in a Red Dior Haute Couture Gown

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Kate Hudson in a long-sleeve Alexander McQueen Gown

Kate Hudson

Eva Longoria in Emilio Pucci

Eva Longoria

Jessica Alba in a melon colored Oscar de la Renta Gown

Jessica Alba

Amy Adams in Marchesa

Amy Adams

Nicole Kidman looking stunning in Alexader McQueen

Nicole Kidman

Kerry Washington in Miu Miu

Kerry Washington

Michelle Dockery in a gorgeous gold and white Alexandre Vauthier dress

Michelle Dockery

Mother-to-Be, Kristen Bell in a lavender Jenny Packham gown

Kristen Bell

With so many beautiful gowns coming down that Rep Carpet, picking only 10 was very difficult. Who were your Best Dress Picks for the night?