Recipe: Sausage Pasta with Rockabilly Red
Rock a weeknight with this fast and fresh meal!
Fresh pasta is usually available in the refrigerated deli section of the supermarket. Chicken sausage links are pre-cooked, helping to get this dish on the table fast.
Rockabilly Red is a weekday favourite and goes well with this hearty pasta.
1T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
¾ lb Italian Chicken sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
½ lb fresh mushrooms sliced (use a selection of types for more flavour)
4 medium scallions (white & green parts) thinly sliced
2 t chopped fresh rosemary
Pinch of red pepper flakes
Freshly ground black pepper
1C drained canned diced tomatoes
1C chicken broth
1 12oz package fresh pasta (linguine or fettuccine)
¾ C freshly grated Parmesan cheese
STEP 1: Boil plenty of water salted like the sea.
STEP 2: Heat oil in a large, heavy pan over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook until browned, stirring as needed. (around 3 min)
STEP 3: Add mushrooms, scallions, rosemary, red pepper flakes, ¾ t salt, and ½ t pepper. Stir often until mushrooms start to brown (around 3 min)
STEP 4: Add the tomatoes and chicken broth, bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook until the sausage is heated through and flavours are melded. (around 5 min)
STEP 5: Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain well and add to the sauce, along with ½ the Parmesan. Toss for 1 minute over medium heat.
STEP 6: Plate the pasta and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan and black pepper. Serve hot!
Pair with Rockabilly Red 2018 and let a busy day melt away as you enjoy this comfort food!