Pasta With Sausage, Tomatoes, and Mushrooms

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 1hr 45mins




  • Saute sausage in heavy large pot over medium-high heat until brown, about 12 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer sausage to large bowl.
  • Add oil to drippings in pot.
  • Add mushrooms and onions; saute until tender and brown, about 15 minutes.
  • Stir in 1 cup chopped basil, oregano, and garlic; sauté 1 minute.
  • Add wine; cook until almost absorbed, about 4 minutes.
  • Add sausage and crushed tomatoes; cover and simmer over medium heat until thickened, about 25 minutes.
  • Add diced tomatoes and butter; simmer until tomatoes are soft, stirring frequently, about 15 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cool slightly. Chill uncovered until cold, then cover and refrigerate. Bring to simmer before continuing.).
  • Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain well; return to pot.
  • Pour sauce over pasta; toss to coat.
  • Add 1/2 cup cheese and 1/2 cup basil; toss to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer pasta to serving dish.
  • Serve, passing remaining cheese separately.