This dish is delicious. It was easy to prepare, just a little more prep than I like, but well worth it in the end. I used a spicy italian sausage and was glad because anything less would have been overwhelmed by the peppers. My husband, who will order pasta dishes anytime we go out to dinner (even at steakhouses!), said this dish is just as good as he would find at any restuarant. I will definitely be fixing this dish again.