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Smoked Sausage Primavera Recipe

Smoked Sausage Primavera Recipe

“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. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, cook spaghetti according to package directions, adding broccoli, pepper and onion during the last 4 minutes.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Drain spaghetti and vegetables; return to the pan. Add cheese and sausage mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

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JRose72 User ID: 1015043 261320
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2017

"Excellent and easy!"

Summersh User ID: 6640270 255366
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2016

"I didn't like the sauce. Nothing special."

cimgraph User ID: 4094097 64251
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

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

tstreich User ID: 1042559 207016
Reviewed 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 User ID: 4444344 79398
Reviewed 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."

vewebber58 User ID: 998755 207015
Reviewed 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 User ID: 3350498 64250
Reviewed 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 User ID: 4834857 207014
Reviewed 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."

toadman123 User ID: 4260102 151259
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2009

"Made double recipe to serve 8. Not disappointed with result. Got lots of compliments. Usually "doctor" my recipes but this one was great as is. Glad I found it."

Joscy User ID: 2694585 145214
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2009

"Awesome!! Ideal for a weeknight since it takes no time at all to get this on the table."

tbcknc User ID: 3326923 57988
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2009

"This meal is very good. This is different from the same ol that I'm use to. and easy on my husband's stomach"

mangell User ID: 1869172 79393
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2009

"Yummy!! I even snuck some veggies in on my non veggie loving daughter!"

Granmom43 User ID: 2750462 207013
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2008

"I love Italian food. It's quick to make. Meat and vegetables in one pot."

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