Recipe of the Day: Creamy Pasta, Sausage and Tomato Skillet

I love trying out recipes all the time and last night I decided to cook Creamy Pasta because I was so just so hungry and didn’t feel like ordering food or even going out to buy food. I found this little gem of a recipe on an amazing Chefs website called “Divas Can Cook”. When I’m in the mood too cook (which is not often) I love making pasta dishes or curry and last night was a pasta night since I already had curry earlier in the week. Since I tried this recipe multiple times I didn’t really have to consult with the original recipe for guidelines because it’s a really easy, fast and simple dish to cook. I think it is a perfect dish for like young people and people who are constantly on the go single or married. I just love making creamy pasta and that’s why I picked today to share with you one of my favorite dishes from Divas Can Cook.

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Creamy Pasta, Sausage and Tomato Skillet Recipe and Video

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Recipe

2 ½  cup mini bow-tie pasta, uncooked

1 tablespoon olive oil

8 oz smoked turkey dinner sausage, diced

½ cup onions, diced

1 clove garlic, minced

dash of red pepper flakes

2 diced tomatoes (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 cup heavy whipping cream

⅔ cup Italian cheese blend (can also use mozzarella)

1 tablespoon parsley flakes, plus more for garnish

salt & pepper, if desired

 

1.) Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente. About 6-7 minutes.

2.) Drain pasta and set aside.

3.) Heat olive oil over medium heat.

4.) Add sausage and cook until browned.

5.) Add onion and garlic. Cook until onions are tender.

6.) Add red pepper flakes.

7.) Stir in tomatoes and heavy cream

8.) Bring to a simmer. Simmer for 2-3 minutes until sauce thickens.

9.) Stir in cooked pasta.

10.) Stir in cheese

11.) Stir in parsley

12.) Taste and add salt and pepper if desired.

divascancook.com

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