Michael's Awesome Possum Pasta

Michael's  Awesome Possum Pasta Recipe

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Karla Boyle


No not real Possum – my son just likes the name.

Easy enough that a teenage boy can fix it, but ohhh so good!

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
25 Min


12 oz
bow tie pasta
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 lb
sweet italian sausage, casing removed and crumbled
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 c
onion, diced
1/2 c
bell pepper, chopped
1/3 c
black olives, cut
3 clove
garlic, minced
28 oz
can stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1/2 tsp
fresh ground pepper
3 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped
parmesan cheese, grated


1Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
2Heat oil in a large, deep skillet over medium heat. Cook sausage and pepper flakes until sausage is evenly brown. Stir in onion, peppers, olives and garlic, cook until tender. Drain grease. Stir in tomatoes, cream, and salt/pepper. Simmer until mixture thickens, 8 to 10 minutes.
3Stir cooked pasta into sauce, and heat through. Sprinkle with parsley and parmesan cheese.

About Michael's Awesome Possum Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy