Italian Chicken Sausage Pasta
Pasta, chicken sausage and peas all coated in a creamy, spicy sauce is what this Italian Chicken Sausage Pasta is all about! The best part is that it's ready in under 25 minutes, and it's still delicious the next day.
- 12 oz. pasta
- 2 links chicken sausage Italian or spicy
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 garlic clove minced
- 2 cups marinara sauce favorite kind
- 1/2 cup milk any kind
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 cups frozen peas
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes or more
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup parmesan optional
Cook pasta in a saucepan as you normally would.
In a separate large skillet or dutch oven, cook the chicken sausage with the olive oil over medium heat.
Once cooked, add the butter and garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Then, reduce heat to medium-low and add the marinara sauce, milk, cream, peas, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper; stir to combine.
Bring mixture to a low simmer and simmer for 2-3 minute or until peas are cooked. Remove from heat, then add parmesan cheese.
*Calories are per serving and are an estimation
*Want this to be spicy? Use andouille chicken sausage, arrabbiata sauce and add an extra teaspoon of red pepper flakes
Calories: 636kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 1338mg | Potassium: 845mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1838IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 244mg | Iron: 4mg