Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta

Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

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I. Gloria Reyes


I am attracted to recipes which do not use the "typical" red sauce with pasta dishes. This one
is delicious but if you don't like spicy, use sweet italian sausage. It's great either way!

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 Hr
35 Min


3/4 oz
dried porcini mushrooms
1 Tbsp
olive oil
onion, finely chopped
1 tsp
garlic, finely chopped
1 lb
hot italian sausage
10 - 12 oz
button mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp
1/2 c
white wine
bay leaf
3/4 c
low salt chicken broth
16 oz
penne pasta
1 c
parmesan cheese

How to Make Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta


  • 1Rinse porcini mushrooms to remove sediment; then put into small bowl with 3/4 C hot water to soak 20 minuts. Drain & reserve liquid. Chop porcini mushrooms discarding any dry hard stems.
  • 2Fry sausage in olive oil and add onion, garlic, wine, bay leaf and boil until liquid evaporates, about 4 minutes. Add broth and porcini liquid and simmer stirring occasionally until mixture becomes syrupy,about 10 minutes.
  • 3Cook pasta, drain and add to pan sauce. Stir well, remove from heat and add parmesan cheese. Remove bay leaf before serving. Add salt to taste.

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About Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy