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sweet italian sausage and mushroom spaghetti

Recipe by
Anywhere, AL

A wonderfully flavorful mushroom pasta.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sweet italian sausage and mushroom spaghetti

  • 1 box
  • 1 lb
    ground sweet italian sausage
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 box
    sliced fresh mushrooms (i use baby bellas)
  • 1 sm
    thinly sliced white onion
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    coarse black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    sliced black olives
  • 2 tsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    annice seed
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp
    fresh or dried rosemary
  • 4 Tbsp
    contadina tomato paste
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • sugar to taste
  • parmesan cheese, dry or grated.

How To Make sweet italian sausage and mushroom spaghetti

  • 1
    Bring a pot of water to a boil and add your spaghetti for the allotted time on the box. While the water is heating to a boil and then the spaghetti is cooking, make the sauce as follows.
  • 2
    In a medium sauce pan, fry the Sweet Italian sausage on medium heat until cooked. Set aside (juices and all) in a small bowl.
  • 3
    Warm the olive oil in the same pan on medium heat and then add the mushrooms, thinly sliced onions, salt and pepper. Cook until the mushrooms are browned.
  • 4
    Add the tomato paste, black olives, garlic, chopped rosemary, and annice seed to the pan and cook for 3 minutes longer while stirring.
  • 5
    Return the sweet Italian sausage to the pan and mix well.
  • 6
    Add the water and the heavy cream to the pan. Bring to a simmer, and gently simmer for 5-10 minutes until thickened. Slowly add a small amount of sugar or sugar packets to taste.
  • 7
    Add the cooked spaghetti to the pan and toss it in the sauce. Serve with shredded parmesan on top.

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