Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Here's a quick, inexpensive supper that even kids can enjoy! It's basically a powered-up goulash.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice sausage into little rounds (about 1/4 inch thick) and cook in large skillet over medium-high heat -- or if using loose sausage, form 1" meatballs and cook until no pink remains.
  2. Throw diced garlic cloves and onion in final few minutes of sausage cooking.
  3. Add tomatoes, water, seasoning, and pasta. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cover skillet. Follow pasta cooking instructions (ranges between 8-15 minutes, check package).
  4. During final minute, add cheese and parsley, cover skillet, and finish cooking pasta.
  5. Great with crusty bread and a salad!


Most Helpful

Not bad for a quick fix on a week-nite. I cut the recipe in half as there were only 3 of us. I didn't use the diced tomatoes, but used the canned Roma tomatoes. I was also too lazy and just used the loose sausage w/o making meatballs. I also added a 6 oz can of tomato paste, just for a little heavier sauce. Thnx for sharing your recipe, TJ. Made for PAC Spring 2010 Orphanage.

Darkhunter May 01, 2010

This is very good and quick to put together. I spiced it up a little by using a can of Rotel in place of the diced tomatoes. Toward the end of cooking, which I simmered this for about 15 minutes, I took the remaining 1/2 cup of water and added 3 tsp of cornstarch to thicken it up a little as it was very watery. It helped it stick to the pasta better I think. Nice and cheesy. Thanks Made for PAC Spring 2010 :)

~Nimz~ April 16, 2010

This was good and easy to make. I followed the recipe other then I used 2 cans of petite diced tomatoes as I didn't have Italian style tomatoes. I also used about two cups of cheese and cut back on the garlic. Made for Spring PAC 2010.

bmcnichol April 15, 2010

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