5 from 1 vote

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


  • 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


  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

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1060 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Fat 51g78%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 1930mg80%
Potassium 1631mg47%
Carbohydrates 109g36%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 41g82%
Vitamin A 1270IU25%
Vitamin C 60mg73%
Calcium 300mg30%
Iron 7.1mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.