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Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta

My husband and I love any kind of pasta. This recipe is lovely and I prepare it often to satisfy hearty appetites.—Yvonne Shannon, Cobourg, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
  • 3/4 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 3/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package direction. In a large skillet, cook sausage in oil and butter over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add red pepper and onion; cook and stir until vegetables are tender and sausage is no longer pink. add wine or broth; cook for 2 minutes. Add the cream, cheese, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. reduce heat; cook over low heat for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta. In a large bowl, combine sausage mixture and pasta. Before serving, sprinkle with parsley.

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  • foleyd
    Jan 6, 2014

    The entire family loved it. I used bowtie pasta (inst spiral), chicken broth (inst wine), light cream (inst heavy), and freshly grated parmesan (inst Romano). I omitted red pepper.

  • nicestofthedamned
    Jul 13, 2010

    Made a few changes to lighten the dish a little but wow this was delicious, definitely going in my recipe box.