sausage bolognese
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an easy and tasty sausage and sauce recipe perfect for weeknight meals, feeding a crowd, and great for bringing someone dinner, great with pan sauteed zucchini, broccoli, or spinach.
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 lb pasta (I used ditalini, and pasta shape is fine)
  • 1 lb ground hot Italian sausage
  • 1- 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced or minced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth or (1 cup water and 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4- 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano
  • pinch crushed red pepper
  • salt and pepper
  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions.
  2. In a skillet brown the sausage on medium-high heat.
  3. Add in the garlic and onion and cook for 1 minute on medium heat.
  4. Stir in tomatoes and chicken broth mixed with cornstarch, raise heat to bring mixture to a simmer.
  5. Add in heavy cream, oregano, crushed red pepper, and stir to combine.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Plate the pasta into serving dishes and top with the sausage bolognese sauce.
  8. You can top each dish with grated Parmesan or Romano Cheese.
  9. Add cooked zucchini, broccoli, or spinach to complete the meal.
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