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Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

Everyone loves this Italian Sausage Pasta recipe! Not only is it easy, cheesy, and delicious, but it is a hit with the entire family and can be made mild or spicy depending on your preferences.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 991 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 16 oz bow tie pasta
  • 1 lb milk bulk italian sausage
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2-2 cans Italian stewed tomatoes drained and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp dried basil
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. In a separate pan, cook the sausage, garlic, onion, and pepper flakes over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, cream, salt, basil and ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  4. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta; toss with sausage mixture.
  5. Garnish with parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition Facts
Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 991 Calories from Fat 549
% Daily Value*
Fat 61g94%
Saturated Fat 30g188%
Cholesterol 184mg61%
Sodium 1238mg54%
Potassium 533mg15%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 1280IU26%
Vitamin C 3.7mg4%
Calcium 307mg31%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.