In a large stockpot, prepare penne pasta as directed
Remove sausage from casing
Brown sausage over medium heat in a frying pan
Break up sausage while it browns.
When sausage is brown, drain and set aside.
In a frying pan, add oil and warm over medium heat.
Add pepper, onion and garlic to pan.
When onions are clear, add cooked sausage to pan.
Add pasta sauce and basil and cook over low heat 7-9 minutes.
Serve with cooked pasta
Top with Parmesan cheese.