One Pot Italian Sausage Pasta

Quick and easy one pot Italian sausage pasta recipe, made with simple ingredients on stovetop. This 30 minute weeknight meal is rich, creamy and packed with cheese.

Next time you need a quick dinner, make this one pot Italian sausage pasta that everyone is going to love.

This easy pasta with sausage is ready in 30 minutes only!

It comes together in one pot and the penne pasta is immersed in a delicious sausage pasta sauce, loaded with tomatoes, cheese, Italian seasoning.

How to make Italian sausage pasta?

  1. Cook the sausage.
  2. Add garlic, onions and saute until golden brown.
  3. Add diced tomatoes, pasta sauce, green peppers Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, water, penne pasta and mix everything together.
  4. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until pasta is fully cooked.
  5. Add cheese, mix and you are done.

One Pot Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

Variations of one pot sausage pasta recipes:

  • Instant Pot Sausage Pasta– I already have that recipe on the blog.
  • Sausage and Peppers Pasta– Add 2 cups of your favorite peppers (green, red, yellow e.t.c).
  • Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Pasta– Add 1 cup shrimp in this recipe and cook it along with the sausages.
  • Creamy Sausage Pasta– Add 1 cup cream cheese to this recipe.
  • Smoked Sausage Pasta Recipe- Use smoked sausage.
  • Spicy Sausage Pasta– Use spicy sausage and add 1 tsp red chili flakes.
  • Sausage Spinach Pasta– Add 1 cup chopped spinach (fresh or frozen).
  • Sausage Broccoli Pasta– Add 1 cup small broccoli florets (fresh or frozen).
  • Cajun Sausage Pasta– Use cajun sausage instead of Italian sausage. Replace Italian seasoning with Cajun seasoning.
  • Bow Tie Pasta with Sausage– Instead of using penne in sausage penne pasta, you can use bow tie pasta.

Spicy Sausage Pasta Recipe (One Pot)

What goes well with Italian sausage pasta?

  • Garlic bread
  • Breadsticks
  • Dinner rolls
  • Salad
  • Coleslaw

How do you make a sausage pasta bake?

  1. Mix together boiled pasta, cooked sausages, and a jar of pasta sauce in a casserole dish.
  2. Top it off with lots of shredded cheese.
  3. Bake until cheese is fully melted and bubbly and you are done.

One Pot Sausage and Peppers Pasta Recipe

Tips for one pot Italian sausage pasta recipe:

  • If  pasta looks too dry, add more water. If it’s too wet, let it cook uncovered until liquid is reduced.
  • Adjust the amount of Italian seasoning, based on your preference.
  • Use any cheese you like, instead of mozzarella cheese.
  • Don’t drain the liquid in the jar of diced tomatoes because it’s required in this recipe.
  • Use a nonstick pot to prevent sticking and burning and be sure to stir occasionally while pasta is cooking.

One Pot Pasta with Sausage Recipe

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4.84 from 6 votes

One Pot Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Quick and easy one pot Italian sausage pasta recipe, made with simple ingredients on stovetop. This 30 minute weeknight meal is rich, creamy and packed with cheese. 

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Calories: 1060 kcal
Author: Abeer @ OnePotRecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 pound Italian sausage Cut into half inch slices
  • 1 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 2 cans Diced tomatoes 14.5 oz. cans
  • 1 jar Pasta sauce 24 oz. jar
  • 3/4 cup Green peppers Cut into thin slices
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 1 box Penne pasta Uncooked, 1 pound box
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese Shredded

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a nonstick pot on medium high heat. 

  2. Add sausage and cook until light brown.

  3. Add onion, garlic and saute until golden brown. 

  4. Add diced tomatoes, pasta sauce, green peppers Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, water, penne pasta and mix everything together. 

  5. Cover and bring to a boil. Then, lower the heat to medium low. Let it simmer covered for about 20 minutes or until pasta is fully cooked.

  6. Stir occasionally to prevent pasta from sticking to the pot. 

  7. Remove from heat and add cheese. Mix until cheese is fully melted. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1060 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51g 78%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 1930mg 80%
Potassium 1631mg 47%
Total Carbohydrates 109g 36%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 17g
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 25.4%
Vitamin C 72.7%
Calcium 30%
Iron 39.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Happy cooking everyone!

4 comments on “One Pot Italian Sausage Pasta”

  1. Everything about this has my stomach growling. I need this in my life like now. 

  2. You can’t beat the clean up of a one pot meal!!

  3. Looks so perfect! Definitely a must try! Must try this!

  4. This looks DELICIOUS! Love one pot meals, especially when school starts back up!

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