Penne in Cream Sauce With Sausage

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is a variation of a recipe that was in Bon Apetit magazine years ago. This is a great dish to prepare for a friend or neighbor when they need a little help! I always get rave reviews.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onions and garlic in butter and olive oil until golden brown and tender, about 7 minutes.
  2. Add sausage, breaking it up as it cooks until golden brown and cooked through, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add wine and boil until liquid almost evaporates, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes with juice from can and simmer 3 minutes.
  5. Add half and half and simmer until sauce slightly thickens, about 5 minutes.
  6. While sauce is cooking boil penne in salted water.
  7. Drain.
  8. Add to sauce and toss with cheese.
  9. Serve with a green salad, Italian bread, and more cheese!
Most Helpful

This was easy, had great flavor, and I almost always have all the ingredients. Husband and sons ate all of it. This will definitely go into regular rotation at my house. Thanks mOm!

Kaleigh August 18, 2005