Italian Sausage with Pasta and Herbs Recipe | Yummly

Italian Sausage with Pasta and Herbs

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Thyra Ulfrbani: "love it! i I added pesto and less water" Read More
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Ingredients

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  • 1 pound italian sausage
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups zucchini (cubed)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 8 ounces rotini
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese (part skim)
  • 2 tablespoons dried herbs (basil, sage, parsely)
  • Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)
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    Directions

    1. Cut sausage diagonally into 1-inch pieces and cook sausage in a large skillet over medium heat, turning to cook and brown evenly, about 10 to 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F. Set aside.
    2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet and add zucchini and red pepper. Cook over medium heat until tender but still crisp, about 3-4 minutes.
    3. Cook the rotini according to the directions on the package. Drain and reserve 1 cup cooking water. Add pasta to skillet and stir in ricotta. Add 1/2 cup pasta water and stir until creamy. Stir in sausage. Add more water if mixture is too dry.
    4. Sprinkle with herbs and Parmesan cheese.
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    Reviews(28)

    Ingrid L. a month ago
    Needs a little something more for flavour
    Thyra Ulfrbani 3 months ago
    love it! i I added pesto and less water
    Katie A. Y. 3 months ago
    I used Beyond Meat sausage and it turned out really well.
    Gloria Perez 4 months ago
    great! i substituted some veggies for others and used mozzarella cheese instead of riccota (since I don't for it)
    Skrub 4 months ago
    Really good. Didn't need the 1/2 cup of water, it was creamy enough when mixed with the pasta.
    Seth B. 5 months ago
    We all loved it, even tge kids! I would recommend cooking the sausage first and then cutting it up though.
    Christopher Gourley 5 months ago
    it was okay. a little much on the dried herbs
    jamie lucero 7 months ago
    Great. added spincach because i had it. and seaoned with garlic and herbs salt and pepper.
    Nate 9 months ago
    Turned out very well
    Ange 10 months ago
    Turned out pretty good. I would make this again.
    Catherine Boan 10 months ago
    Was very delicious, turned out amazing. Love the recipe
    Goold a year ago
    Delicious! I sautés lots of minced garlic before adding the red pepper and zucchini. I also added mushrooms, an Italian seasoning blend and minced onion. Served this with garlic bread. The whole family loved it
    j a year ago
    very plain, too plain for my liking. But after adding several different spices I loved it
    Tom T a year ago
    excellent. simple yummly
    Laura Reely a year ago
    Disappointed. It was very bland. I even tried adding garlic, salt and pepper but it still needed something.
    Tess a year ago
    a little blah..i added cream cheese and salt and pepper as well as galic powder to make it better.
    Camille Jones a year ago
    Yay! So good! Yummy! How many words do I have to put in before it lets me go to the next step?
    zairest gameing a year ago
    it was good, but it was blan.
    Jon Cleaveland a year ago
    Great little dinner. Perfect for quick set up and eat!!
    This turned out to be a hit! My husband loved it and just kept saying how good it was and my children wanted to take some leftovers home with them. I did add a bit of garlic powder to it just to spruce up the flavor. I also made the zucchini fritters that you can find on Yummly to go with this recipe. Those were amazingly good as well and gave a nice change of texture with this pasta dish.
    LARON BROWN a year ago
    added more seasoning
    Becki R a year ago
    I really wanted to like this, but it was very bland. I added some salt and garlic but still a no go.
    i enjoyed making this dish. its yummy! i also added a little garlic for some added taste! i would make it again!
    Kayla Furmanek a year ago
    we added mozarella and garlic but good overall
    Jessica Ayala a year ago
    needs more flavor add garlic
    deannagingrich a year ago
    pretty good! i added garlic, though...had to!
    Jessye V. a year ago
    We used vegan Italian sausage and added in garlic and mushrooms! The outcome was perfectly delicious!
    Cassie 2 years ago
    Amazing. I didn't have ricotta, so i used feta instead and it was still grand.

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