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Pasta With Sausage, Tomatoes, And Cream

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Serves 2 | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 15


1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 lb sweet Italian sausage links, casings removed,crumbled
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried red pepper flakes
1/4 cup diced onions
1 1/2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (14.50 ounces) can Italian plum tomatoes, drained,coarsely chopped
3/4 cup whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 ounces pasta
1 1/2 tablespoons minced parsley
grated parmesan cheese

1. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.

2. Add sausage and crushed red pepper.

3. Cook until sausage is no longer pink, stirring frequently, about 7 minutes.

4. Add onion and garlic to skillet and cook until onion is tender and sausage is light brown, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes.

5. Add tomatoes, cream, and salt.

6. Simmer until mixture thickens slightly, about 4 minutes.

7. (Can be prepared one day ahead. Cover and chill.).

8. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling water.

9. Drain.

10. Bring sauce to a simmer.

11. Add pasta to sauce and cook until pasta is heated through and sauce thickens, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes.

12. Divide pasta between plates.

13. Sprinkle with parsley.

14. Serve, passing Parmesan separately.

2 servings

25 minutes 10 mins prep time 15 mins cook time

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