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Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

Lil' Luna
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.
4.92 from 49 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 5
Calories 991 kcal


  • 16 oz bow tie pasta
  • 1 lb Italian sausage, mild
  • 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)


  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • 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.
  • Stir in the tomatoes, cream, salt, basil and ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta; toss with sausage mixture.
  • Garnish with parmesan cheese.



Calories: 991kcalCarbohydrates: 73gProtein: 34gFat: 61gSaturated Fat: 30gCholesterol: 184mgSodium: 1238mgPotassium: 533mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1280IUVitamin C: 3.7mgCalcium: 307mgIron: 2.4mg
Keyword Italian Sausage Pasta
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