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Smoked Sausage Primavera

“This recipe is so simple and fast,” writes Misty Church from St. Petersburg, Florida. “My family loves Italian food, and this delicious creamy sauce is a nice change of pace from tomato-based dishes.”
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen broccoli cuts
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red, yellow and/or green pepper
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped onion
  • 1/2 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, cook spaghetti according to package directions, adding broccoli, pepper and onion during the last 4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, bring sausage and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-8 minutes or until heated through. Add the milk, butter and Italian seasoning; cook and stir until butter is melted.
  • Drain spaghetti and vegetables; return to the pan. Add cheese and sausage mixture; toss to coat.

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  • JRose72
    Feb 14, 2017

    Excellent and easy!

  • Summersh
    Oct 13, 2016

    I didn't like the sauce. Nothing special.

  • cimgraph
    Sep 11, 2014

    It could use a little more sauce, but is good for a quick meal.

  • raaadts
    Aug 3, 2013

    No comment left

  • tstreich
    Jul 11, 2013

    This was very good - nice use of smoked sausage. Next time I'll probably leave out the broccoli and increase the peppers.

  • troykelly
    Feb 25, 2013

    Surprisingly delicious and super easy and fast! I doubled the amount of sausage since we love the taste of more meat in each bite. Definitely a keeper.

  • jamesandannie
    Nov 5, 2011

    No comment left

  • vewebber58
    Mar 22, 2011

    Wasn't sure about using the evaporated milk, as I'm not crazy about the taste of it, but I couldn't tell it was in there, and the whole dish was wonderful! It went together quickly and we all loved it....definitely a keeper to make often.

  • paigepcanterbury
    Oct 7, 2010

    This is now a regular at our home. It is great warm or cold as a leftover for a packed lunch the next day! Great color too!

  • DanzMom
    Mar 27, 2010

    When I made this recipe I used half of a large onion as my family LOVES onion, I didn't have frozen broccoli cuts so I substituted frozen broccoli stir-fry veg. It was absolutely yummy! Hubby isn't a fan of smoked sausage so next time I think I'll try it with chicken. But I will definitely make this again.