Everyone will go crazy over this delicious Skillet Roasted Red Pepper Italian Sausage Pasta. The cream sauce infused with red peppers makes for the most flavorful dinner ready in just 20 minutes. This is a must try recipe that is so easy but sure to be a hit with the entire family.
Skillet Roasted Red Pepper Italian Sausage Pasta
We eat a ton of chicken and needed to change things up. I had some Italian Sausage and thought it sounded like a great dinner idea so this delicious roasted red pepper and sausage pasta was created!
This recipe did not disappoint and the kids even loved it. It is so creamy and delicious!
We all just loved the flavor from the red peppers. Plus, it is so easy to prepare.
Creamy sausage and pepper pasta gets dinner on the table fast!
In just 20 minutes, you can prepare this delicious pasta dish. Yes, you can really get dinner cooked that quickly!
This meal is perfect for busy weeknights when you don’t have much time at all to cook. You can throw it all together in very little time and your family will love this meal.
The roasted red pepper really kicks it up a notch and takes dinner to a new level. I can’t wait for you to try it!
If you like alfredo sauce, you will love this Italian Sausage with roasted red peppers. The sauce is rich and creamy and oh so yummy!
Make sure you have a good skillet for this creamy roasted red pepper pasta.
Cast iron is amazing! You can make so many different recipes and they are great for skillet recipes.
If you are not already cooking with one, you should! They are amazing and the food cooks so evenly.
What do you need to make roasted red pepper sauce?
- Italian sausage
- Roasted Red Peppers
- minced garlic
- chicken broth
- heavy cream
- Parmesan cheese
How do you make Skillet roasted red pepper Italian sausage pasta?
In just a few easy steps, you can make this delicious skillet dinner.
Start by browning the Italian sausage. Make sure you drain any grease!
Add all of the butter, garlic and onion to the meat. This will smell amazing!
Stir in the broth and heavy cream to make that delicious cream sauce everyone will love.
Toss in the cooked pasta. We love to top with a generous portion of Parmesan cheese.
This is such an amazing recipe.
Keep reading for the full recipe.
What goes with pasta recipes with roasted red peppers?
Since the red pepper sauce is so rich and creamy, I like to keep the side dishes light.
You really don’t need much because of the pasta. I like to make a simple side salad and it really balances out the meal.
This is a really great meal and you don’t need much else with it. Keep things simple with this quick and easy meal.
Another option to try is serving with rice instead of pasta. Make it even quicker and learn how to freeze rice and you can make this meal even simpler.
I love to grab the rice from the freezer in the morning and when we come home it is all ready to reheat and serve with this this chicken.
We do this for lots of meals and it helps put together a quick meal. If you are not freezing rice, you should be.
Tip for roasted red pepper pasta:
One of my favorite tips is to use a small food chopper or food processor to quickly and easily chop onions. If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver and you make cooking so fast and easy.
I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need. It’s so nice to be able to just take the diced onion out of the freezer for recipes.
This is how I meal prep. It’s so quick and easy and helps get dinner on the table fast.
Try adding bell peppers to the recipe. It is so good!
Learn and how to freeze onions and also how to freeze peppers to save so much time in the kitchen! Lots of the recipes we cook call for onions and peppers so this is such a great time tip that we use frequently.
You will save even more time making this recipe when you can just grab the onion from the freezer.
This Italian sausage pasta is so versatile and budget friendly.
You can easily substitute other meats for the Italian Sausage. Try ground turkey, ground chicken, shredded chicken and more.
Feel free to swap out the penne pasta for another type of pasta such elbow, bow tie or really anything!
We have used shells, bow tie and anything that was in the pantry. The recipe is really amazing whatever you use.
You can also stretch this meal even further by adding extra pasta, spinach or anything your family likes. We have used extra pastas when the kids had friends over that ended up staying for dinner.
No one ever knew and it was a great way to make the meal feed a crowd. It is really yummy!
We are big fans of using what we have or can grab on sale at the grocery store. By cooking like this, it really helps me to save money on groceries.
It is a huge help to our budget. I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning!
Save that money for something else!
Try this Italian sausage pasta for dinner tonight!
This is one our favorite pasta dishes and super easy. You can have dinner ready in less than 30 minutes!
Print this Skillet roasted red pepper Italian sausage pasta recipe below:
Everyone will go crazy over this delicious Skillet Roasted Red Pepper Italian Sausage Pasta. The cream sauce infused with red peppers tastes amazing.
- 2 pounds Italian sausage
- 1 Jar Roasted Red Peppers 12 oz
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 2 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 onion diced
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1 pound penne cooked
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
In a large skillet brown the Italian sausage. drain any remaining grease
Add in the butter, garlic, salt, onion, roasted red peppers and saute until the onions are soft.
Stir in the broth and heavy cream.
Heat for 5-10 minutes until warm.
Stir in the cooked pasta and parmesan cheese.
When pasta is headed through, serve.
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