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Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta recipe in a large skillet


  • Author: Marsha
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta is an irresistible pasta recipe with lots of flavor and creamy goodness!


  • 1lb. Italian Sausage
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ½ cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup shredded or grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ lb. or 8 oz penne or rigatoni pasta
  • ⅓ cup pasta water
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)


  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, add your pasta and cook according to box instructions. Once done, reserve a little bit of the pasta water, drain and set aside.


Prep time will vary depending on if you have to remove the Italian sausage from the casing or if it’s already removed and prepackaged.

  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min

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