Italian Drunken Noodles: A Flavorful Twist on Pasta Perfection

Elevate your pasta experience with the unique and flavorful twist of Italian Drunken Noodles. This dish takes the ordinary to extraordinary, featuring moist and tasty Italian sausage, vibrant bell peppers, and a white wine-infused sauce. Join us on a culinary journey as we explore the delightful departure from the usual and embrace the distinctive flavors of Italian Drunken Noodles.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • ½ cup red bell pepper
  • ½ cup yellow bell pepper
  • ½ cup orange bell pepper
  • ¼ cup onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 12 oz egg noodles

How To Make Italian Drunken Noodles:

  1. In a 4-quart dutch oven or large skillet, heat ½ tablespoon olive oil and brown the Italian sausage. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, heat the remaining ½ tablespoon olive oil. Sauté onion, bell peppers, and garlic until fragrant (about 3 minutes).
  3. Pour in white wine and reduce until almost all evaporated.
  4. Add diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, red chili flakes, salt, pepper, and simmer for 10 minutes. Return the sausage to the pot, add chopped parsley, and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Keep warm.
  5. Meanwhile, cook the egg noodles according to package instructions. Drain and add them to the pot. Toss to combine.
  6. Serve and enjoy the distinctive flavors of Italian Drunken Noodles!

Raise a toast to this exceptional pasta creation! Savor the rich and enticing flavors of Italian Drunken Noodles, where the essence of Italian sausage, colorful bell peppers, and a white wine-infused sauce come together in harmony. With each bite, celebrate the departure from the ordinary and relish the unique twist on pasta perfection. Raise a toast to this exceptional culinary creation that brings joy to every pasta lover’s palate!

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