Italian sausage pasta with tomato cream sauce is an easy, cozy weeknight dinner the whole family will love! I like to make a batch of this flavorful comfort food and enjoy the leftovers all week!

Italian Sausage Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Caroline Lindsey
Italian sausage pasta with tomato cream sauce is an easy, cozy weeknight dinner the whole family will love! I like to make a batch of this flavorful comfort food and enjoy the leftovers all week!
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb sweet italian sausage removed from casings if necessary
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 12 oz bowtie pasta
  • 4 oz fresh spinach

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté onions until translucent, about 2-4 minutes. Add garlic and cook about 30 seconds. Add sausage and break apart into small pieces while browning, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with red pepper flakes.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.
  • When sausage is browned, add undrained tomatoes and heavy cream. Bring to a simmer.
  • Mix cornstarch with cold water to make a slurry, then add slowly to sauce, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened. Stir in pasta and spinach.