Italian Sausage with Bow Ties
1 package (16 ounces) bow tie pasta
1 pound bulk Italian sausage
1/2 cup chopped onion
1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) Italian stewed tomatoes, drained and chopped
1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
Shredded Parmesan cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, cook the sausage, onion, garlic and pepper flakes over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; drain.
Stir in the tomatoes, cream, salt and basil. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Drain pasta; toss with sausage mixture.
Garnish with Parmesan cheese.
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This is from the Taste of Home Simple & Delicious (Sept/Oct 2007).
This is really good, but don't make the same mistake I did - make sure to drain the tomatoes really good or it will be really soupy.