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Easy Italian Sausage Pasta

Our simple Italian Sausage Pasta recipe is perfect for weeknight meals.
Course dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Italian Sausage Pasta
Servings 4
Author Ang Paris

Ingredients

  • 1 box pappardelle or fettuccine
  • 4 sweet Italian sausage links cut on the bias
  • 10 leaves fresh basil washed dried and chopped chiffonade style
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pint red and yellow grape tomatoes washed
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil, season with salt. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high. Brown the sausage slices. Set aside.
  • In another skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, taking care not to burn it. Add the grape tomatoes and cook until blistered. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drain the pasta and toss with the blistered tomato mixture. Top with the cooked sausage, cheese and basil. Serve hot.