One-Pot Sausage and Pasta

If you want an easy meal, a pasta dish is always the safest way to go. A lot of pasta dishes are ready in 30 minutes, and while they’re simple, they’re definitely filling and packed with flavor. Even if you’re a picky eater or if you have kids who make a habit of picking at their food, a pasta dish is sure to be a hit with you all.

This One-Pot Sausage and Pasta is as easy as they go. The pasta is cooked in a single pan with the rest of the ingredients. It’s cheesy, it’s saucy, and one plate is sure to fill you up with comfort.

This One-Pot Sausage and Pasta dish is sure to be a hit with your family. Your kids will love the cheesiness and the sauciness of the pasta, and you’ll love how quickly it comes together on your stove. The fact that it’s a one-pan dish helps a lot too. And if you like spicy food, it’s way up there, but you can tone down the spice if you want to. This must-make pasta dish is from Plain Chicken.


1 Tbsp olive oil
1 lb smoked sausage, sliced into 1/4″ slices
2 Tbsp dried minced onion flakes
1 tsp garlic powder
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (10 oz) can Rotel tomatoes
1/2 cup heavy cream
8 oz campanelle pasta (or penne)
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions


  1. Heat olive oil over medium hight heat in a 12-inch oven safe skillet until hot.  Add sausage and cook until lightly browned.
  2. Add onion flakes, garlic powder, broth, tomatoes, cream, pasta, salt and pepper and stir. Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to low and cover skillet. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, until pasta is tender.
  3. Remove skillet from heat and stir in half of the cheese. Top with remaining cheese and sprinkle with scallions.  Broil until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Check out the original source for this recipe with step-by-step photographs and helpful tips as well as many other delicious recipes at: Plain Chicken.

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