Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

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Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

My husband loves italian sausage. LOVES. I’m pretty sure he wouldn’t mind if I added it to any dinner I made! He’s also a huge pasta fan so when Krista from Everyday Mom’s Meals shared her Italian Sausage Pasta recipe, I knew it would be loved by the men in my life. Yes, I’m pretty sure W would love it too. He’s all about the pasta these days!

When it comes to pasta, I tend to stick with what I know.  I will admit to that. We enjoy Chicken Spaghetti, Baked Ziti, and Tossed Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes a lot. Since pasta is obviously a staple in our meal planning, discovering ways to change it up and add new flavors is always welcome. I’ve never made pasta using italian sausage so this would be a first for me. And J is already encouraging me to try it out!

My challenge is that Grambo doesn’t eat sausage (except turkey and chicken sausage) so I need to do some research into the products that are available. I’m sure I can find a substitute to use or I can always just saute some of the veggies up for her. I will have to think about my options and let you know what I come up with!

But for now, I think the Italian Sausage Pasta recipe would be a great dinner for J and I to enjoy on a date night at home. We need a few more of those these days. So I think I’ll spoil him. And he better not be reading this and ruining my surprise! (He’s totally reading this, by the way.)

Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

Shopping List

  • 16 oz. bowtie pasta, cooked and drained
  • 5 Sweet Italian Sausage links
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 3 TBS olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

In the Kitchen

  1. Boil water for pasta and cook pasta according to package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, cook sausages in a large skillet according to package directions.
  3. When cooked, drain on paper towels and slice into coin shapes.
  4. Add olive oil to renderings from sausage on medium heat.
  5. Add all veggies and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  6. Add sausage back in and mix well.
  7. Mix drained pasta with sausage mixture and add Parmesan cheese if desired.
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What is your favorite type of pasta?

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Comments

  1. shelly peterson says

    this looks so good. my son loves Italian sausage as well, he will be so happy when he finds out that im making this recipe! :)

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