My good friend Kellie Holmstrom, shared a recipe that she found on Pinterest. Her whole family loved it, so I decided to give it a try. But of course I always end up tweaking recipes a bit, because I love to be creative in the kitchen. Hope you enjoy my variation!
16oz Bow Tie Pasta
1 1/2# Italian Sausage (see my recipe)
1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
28oz can Italian Style Crushed Tomatoes
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp dried basil
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- Cook pasta according to package directions.
- In a large skillet, cook the sausage, onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes over medium heat for 7-8 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; drain.
- Stir in the crushed tomatoes, cream, salt, basil, and 1/2 cup of the shredded Parmesan cheese.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat.
- Reduce heat,;simmer uncovered for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Drain pasta; toss with sausage mixture.
- Garnish with remaining Parmesan cheese.
Serve this Italian sausage bow-tie pasta dish with garlic bread and lettuce salad for a delicious meal your whole family will love. Mine does!