Italian Sausage and Pasta in a Cream Basil Sauce

Italian Sausage And Pasta In A Cream Basil Sauce Recipe

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Roberta Isaacson

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@TopKatt8

Found this recipe tonight, sounds great to me, will be trying it tomorrow.

Rating:
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Serves:
4
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 cups farfalle(bow-tie) pasta
1 (16 oz) package mild ground italian sausage
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup diced onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups fresh cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1 cup half and half
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil

How to Make Italian Sausage and Pasta in a Cream Basil Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare the pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  • 2In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add the sausage and crumble it with a spoon as it cooks.
  • 3Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and continue cooking until sausage is no longer pink.
  • 4Add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes until onion softens. Add garlic and stir for about 1 minute.
  • 5Stir in cherry tomtaoes and salt, and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • 6Add half and half and heavy cream and parmesan cheese, simmer on low until mixture thickens(about 5 minutes).
  • 7Stir in the cooked pasta and basil and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes.
  • 8Top with fresh basil and shredded mozzarella.

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About Italian Sausage and Pasta in a Cream Basil Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy