Sweet and Creamy Sausage and Pea Pasta Romano

Monica Keleher


This is a great spring pasta. Perfect for the spring peas. This is a huge hit with my boys and one of my ex husbands favorite food ever! I know he misses it! lol. Anyway, it is really easy and packed with flavor, I hope you try it and comment, and love it as much as we do. My 6 year old, who is tough to please said it is pretty good, my 16 year old eats thirds! Let me know what you think,



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  • 1 pkg
    sweet sausage meat, or sausage casing removed
  • 1
    large onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    frozen sweet peas, thawed (or fresh if you have em)
  • 1/4 c
    light cream
  • 2 c
    grated pecorino romano cheese
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb
    orecchiette (or any short pasta would be fine)

How to Make Sweet and Creamy Sausage and Pea Pasta Romano


  1. Put a large pot with water on the stove and bring to a boil, season the water with salt and add the pasta. Cook until al dente
  2. Chop the onion
  3. melt some butter in a saute pan and add the chopped onion. Cook the onion until they are goldenly caramelized. Remove them from the pan and set aside
  4. Add a bit more butter to the pan and cook the sausage until browned and season with salt and pepper
  5. return onions to pan and combine with the sausage meat.
  6. Add the cream to the pan and a bit more butter and combine
  7. add cheese to the pan and combine
  8. add pasta to the pan and combine
  9. put peas in and combine and taste for seasoning, add more cheese if you want to, cause you can never have too much cheese. I also add some pasta water to the mixture to help the sauce get nice and creamy
  10. This is such a great flavorful pasta! yum!

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About Sweet and Creamy Sausage and Pea Pasta Romano

Course/Dish: Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese #sausage #peas

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