One-Pot Penne Pasta
This one-pot penne pasta with sausage is a skillet meal that you can easily put together in the most effortless way
Heat large skillet or dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook undisturbed for about 1 minute, then break apart with a spoon to crumble. Cook for about 2 minutes.
Add onion, and butter. Cook and keep stirring for 4 minutes.
Add garlic. Cook and keep stirring for 1 minute.
Add dried basil or Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, diced tomatoes, broth, heavy cream, tomato sauce, and uncooked pasta into the skillet to stir to combine. Bring to a boil then lower the heat to a medium-low setting and cook 15 minutes or until pasta is tender. Adjust seasoning with salt/pepper or red pepper flakes if needed.Be sure to keep stirring and scraping the bottom of the pot every 3 minutes to prevent the food from sticking and burning. Turn off the heat.
Sprinkle with Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese, and serve with additional cheese if needed.
(Optional): Add shredded or shaved mozzarella cheese on top of the pasta. Let stand, covered for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with parsley.
Calories: 574kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 22gFat: 43gSaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 1149mgPotassium: 575mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 912IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 216mgIron: 3mg