Savory Sausage and Spinach Penne

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by leslie 9

This is a slightly sweet and savory pasta dish- got it from a friend's italian pasta cookbook. Lots of pretty colors, unusual but delicious taste!

Top Review by Oliver Fischers Mo

My husband and 3 year old really enjoyed this. It was very easy to make and took very little time. The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is because I made a few changes to the recipe based on what I had on hand: I used spicy sausage, rigatoni, sundried tomatos in olive oil with italian herbs, and a bit extra fresh basil. Since I used spicy sausage instead of sweet, I left out the red pepper flakes and hot sauce. Once I combined all of the ingredients, I allowed the mixture to reduce for about 10-15 minutes so that the consistency would be thicker and coate the rigatoni better. Thanks for a great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to directions on box.
  2. Cook oil and garlic until browned. Add sausage, brown, push to side of pan. Add spinach, cook until wilted. Add remaining ingredients and saute (about 15 minutes).
  3. Serve topped w/ parmesan cheese.

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