Italian Sausage Spaghetti
Spaghetti is a very traditional dish that is served in most home in America, it’s a family favorite in our house plus an easy and fast dish to make! This past week instead of using meatballs, we decided to use Italian Sausage. It gave a fairly ordinary dish a nice boost of flavor.
I used Johnsonville Italian Sausage, cooked it in the skillet then sliced it up to make it smaller pieces for our spaghetti. Another reason why I love spaghetti is because my picky eater will eat it. It’s always nice when he will actually eat what we are eating even if it does turn into a mess of spaghetti sauce on him!
- 1 Package Italian Sausage, Thawed
- 1 16oz Package of Spaghetti Pasta (I use Tinkyada for Gluten Free.)
- 1 Jar Spaghetti Sauce
- Grated Parmesan Cheese
In a large stock pot, make the pasta according to the package.
While the pasta is cooking, I use a large skillet sprayed with non stick cooking spray and cook on low-medium heat the Italian sausage. To avoid burning be sure to constantly turn the sausage. This typically takes about 20 minutes to cook. Once they are nearly cooked, I then take them out of the skillet and slice them to make small chunks for the spaghetti. If they are still a little pink in the middle, toss them back in the skillet for about 5 minutes.
Once the pasta is done, drain and return to the stock pot, add in the cooked sausage.
Warm the spaghetti sauce in the microwave for 1-2 minutes, be sure to cover it to avoid splattering in the microwave.
When removing the jar of spaghetti sauce use a towel, be careful because it will be hot.
Pour the spaghetti sauce into the stock pot with the pasta and sausage, mix well.
Top with grated Parmesan cheese and serve.
Enjoy this easy twist to spaghetti!
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