"This creamy pasta dish includes red pepper flakes and Italian sausage for a spicy dinner." — The Kitchen at Johnsonville Sausage
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1 (19.76 ounce) package
Johnsonville® Italian Sweet Sausage Links, casings removed
red pepper flakes
1 1/2 cups
fresh tomatoes, chopped
1 1/2 cups
grated parmesan cheese
chopped fresh basil
OMG! This is by far the BEST recipe I have ever tried on this site! It's absolutely delicious and the flavor is AMAZING!!!!!!! Plus my boyfriend LOVED it ;) I defenitely will be making this again and again!
Very tasty! Good flavor. I mixed the meat mixture with pasta and added some shredded cheese.
Yummy!! Turned out great! :)
Although I made some alterations I did not change the core of the recipe and this was a family approved recipe. I used ground hot sausage instead of sweet out of family preference. I used heavy cream because that is what I could find. Penne instead of bow ties because I did not realize I was out. I used canned tomatoes instead of fresh but when reading the directions it sounds like either fresh or canned could be used. Lastly dried basil instead of fresh because I could not find any locally. Fresh basil would have been better but it was still a tasty sauce with the dried.
De-lish! I used Half & Half for the cream and a can of diced tomatoes, drained. Also, I didn't have quite enough fresh basil, so I also added a little dried - believe me when I say I'm no fresh vs. dried herb snob, but the Fresh Basil really made the difference. I will definitely make this again. I really love the "light" consistency of the sauce with the tomato & basil. Thanks, Johnsonville Kitchens!
We loved this. I didn't have bow tie pasta, but that's an easy fix. I used the Sweet Italian sausage and heavy cream. Because I don't like tomato chunks I blended my can of italian stewed tomatoes. I also used about a cup of fresh parmesan and only a bit of the grated for strength of flavor. My husband, who does not eat pasta due to the carbohydrates, LOVED it and ate an entire product of this by himself over a few days. A Major Hit! My camera froze and in resetting it I lost my photos. I am sorry I don't have one to post. But I will make this again within the next two weeks and I will put up a picture then!
I didn't have bow ties so I used rigatoni thinking the sauce would fill the tubes of the pasta making each bite an explosion of flavor. I was so so so right. Dinner was 5 star and lunch for every one was a 5 star heaven. I will make this again.
Beautiful dish with great flavors. The basil cream sauce is really nice. Couldn't find "light cream," so I used regular cream for whipping. (Heavy cream.) I would make this one again. Very, very good!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/5 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 5
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 368
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