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Italian sausage pasta in a skillet being dished out with wooden spoon.

Italian Sausage Pasta

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 445kcal
Author: Shannon Johanson
This easy one pot Italian Sausage Pasta recipe is the perfect family meal topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses and goes from the stove, to the oven, to your plate in less than 30 minutes!


  • 1 pound Italian pork sausage
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 8 ounces medium pasta (penne) uncooked
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese


  • Cook sausage and onion until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook covered 14-16 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  • Remove from heat and top with cheeses. Broil 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browned. Garnish with parsley.


Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 918mg | Potassium: 569mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 2.6mg