Creamy Pasta Rags Recipe
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Creamy Pasta Rags Recipe

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This skillet meal was born out of necessity on a busy weeknight. I pulled together a package of turkey sausage links, lasagna noodles and a bag of frozen peas and went to work. —Amy Freeze, Avon Park, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked lasagna noodles (about 10 noodles), broken into 2-in. pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 Italian turkey sausage links (about 1 pound), casings removed
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Additional grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 386 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 486mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.


  1. Cook broken noodles according to package directions for al dente. Drain; rinse with water and drain again. Toss with oil to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, cook sausage with onion over medium-high until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes, breaking up sausage into 3/4-in. pieces. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  3. Stir in peas, pepper and cream; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until slightly thickened, 8-10 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese. Stir in noodles.
  4. Serve immediately. If desired, serve with additional cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sausage & Pasta Alfredo in Simple & Delicious April/May 2017

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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