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.
- 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