Easy Mushroom and Sausage Pasta

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Easy mushroom and sausage pasta using store-bought pasta sauce. This quick and easy recipe turns out like restaurant quality pasta and requires 30 minutes or less to make!

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Those of you who are looking to plan a romantic evening in the cozy confines of your indoor arrangement, you’ll keep this sausage pasta recipe as a household staple!

This pasta is  a.) simple yet show-stopping, b.) quick and easy to prepare (you only need 30 minutes of spare time!) and c.) budget-friendly! 

You may already have everything you need on hand!

Ingredients Needed for This Pasta:

Just 3 ingredients are necessary to make this delicious meal happen: pasta, sausage, mushrooms, and sauce!

How to Make Easy Sausage Pasta:

All I did to prepare this recipe was pick up gluten-free pasta, pre-made sauce (I used Bertolli Balsamic Vinegar and Caramelized Onions Sauce, but you can use your favorite store-bought sauce), sausage (I used Carando Italian Sausage, but I also love using chicken sausage!), and mushrooms. Once ingredients are gathered, we perform the following:

Cook the pastaBrown the sausageSaute the mushroomsBring it all together + serve

Crazy simple, right? I blush.

Optional change-ups to the recipe?

You can use any gluten-free or gluten-filled noodle of choice, and Select your favorite store-bought pasta sauce. Change up the sausage selection to your heart’s delight. Any type of Italian sausage is great. I often use chicken sausage of all varieties.

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Mushroom and Sausage Pasta

Yield: 4 ServingsPrep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes

Mushroom and sausage pasta is a hearty, comforting meal!


1 lb Italian sausage links8 ounces baby bella mushrooms, sliced1 jar pasta sauce of choice12 ounces gluten-free rotini pasta, cooked and drained, or spiral1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Heat a large cast iron (or non-stick) skillet to medium high and place sausage links on the hot skillet. brown sausage until golden brown and crispy, about 5 to 7 minutes. Flip and repeat on the other side. Continue cooking and flipping until sausage is cooked through.. Remove sausage from skillet and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Return slices to the hot skillet and sear on both sides until browned. Transfer sausage to a bowl and set aside until ready to use. Add mushrooms to the skillet with the sausage fat (if necessary, add oil to the skillet). Cook mushrooms over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until tender. Return sausage to skillet with the mushrooms. Stir in sauce and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Spoon sauce over hot pasta and sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size 1 grams
Amount Per ServingUnsaturated Fat 0g

© JuliaCategory: Main Course

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