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Spicy Sausage Penne Recipe

  • Author: The Happier Homemaker
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: one pan
  • Cuisine: American


This one-pan Spicy Sausage Pasta is an easy thirty-minute meal the entire family will love!


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 diced onion
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 packages Butterball Recipe Starters Polska Kielbasa Turkey Sausage, sliced in 1/2″ pieces
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (10 oz) can Ro-Tel Mild tomatoes and green chiles
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 14.5 oz box farfalle pasta
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onion


  1. In a large saucepan heat olive oil on medium high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add sausage and cook additional 3 minutes, stirring occassionally
  4. Add chicken broth, farfalle, tomatoes and chiles, and cream. Stir to blend.
  5. Cover and reduce heat to medium low.
  6. Cook 20-25 minutes or until noodles are done.
  7. Garnish with chopped green onion.
  8. (Recipe adapted from The Best Simple Recipes)

Keywords: spicy, sausage, pasta