One Dish Sausage and Mushroom Penne Recipe

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One Dish Sausage and Mushroom Penne Recipe

This Sausage and Mushroom Penne Recipe is a quick dish that can be put together after work. This is a one dish meal so you don’t have worry about doing a lot of dishes after supper. I usually shy away from recipes that call for cooking the pasta as part of the dish instead of separately, but this dish surprised me; the pasta was done perfectly. Basically this is a simple recipe that doesn’t require a lot of ingredients, and is quick to prepare. This is a mildly seasoned recipe so you could spice it up a little more if you wanted to.

The next time you’re in the mood for pasta give this Sausage and Mushroom Penne Recipe a try; it’s really good.

One Dish Sausage and Mushroom Penne Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4
  • 12 ounces of bulk sweet Italian sausage (or casing removed)
  • 4 ounces of fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2¼ cups chicken broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (14.5 ounces/with juice)
  • ¾ cups half and half
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. In a large skillet brown the sausage until no longer pink inside. Add the mushrooms and continue cooking until mushrooms start to brown. Remove the sausage mixture and set aside in a bowl.
  2. browning sausage
  3. In the same skillet pour in the broth, tomatoes, pasta and half and half. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to simmer and cook until pasta is al dente; stirring occasionally.
  4. cooking penne
  5. Add the sausage back into the mixture; salt and pepper to taste and then stir in ½ cup Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle the other half cup of cheese over the top-cover and let rest for 5 minutes and serve hot. Enjoy

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  1. I love easy 1-pot recipes like these! I make something similar with heavy cream and lots of red pepper flakes! 🙂

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