Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce and Smoked Sausage

Delicious and satisfying… I don’t remember where this recipe comes from, but it’s a pleaser! Easily doubled. Also, works well with gf pasta and sausage

Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 2


1 tablespoon olive oil
14 ounces smoked sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried red pepper flakes
1/4 cup diced onion
1 1/2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (14 1/2 ounce) cans Italian plum tomatoes, drained,coarsely chopped
3/4 cup whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 ounces pasta
1 1/2 tablespoons minced parsley
grated parmesan cheese

Firts Brown sausage in a skillet and drain
Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
Add crushed red pepper.
Add onion and garlic to skillet and cook about 3 minutes.
Add sausage
Add tomatoes, cream, and salt.
Simmer until mixture thickens slightly, about 4 minutes.
(Can be prepared one day ahead. Cover and chill.).
Cook pasta in large pot of boiling water.
Bring sauce to a simmer.
Add pasta to sauce and cook until pasta is heated through and sauce thickens, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes.
Divide pasta between plates.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Serve, passing Parmesan separately.

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