Gluten Free: Spicy Sausage Pasta

Posted: August 22, 2013 in Recipes
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Gluten Free: Spicy Sausage Pasta

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound smoked sausage (check the label to make sure it’s gluten free)
(Hormel, Smithfield, Hillshire – are a few)
1 small onion, diced
2 cups chicken broth
1 (10 ounce) can RO-TEL (BRAND ONLY!) tomatoes and green chilies, mild
1/2 cup heavy cream
8 ounces gluten free penne
1 cup Colby Jack cheese, shredded
1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions

1) Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Reduce the heat slightly, add the sausage and onion, and cook until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook about 30 seconds.

2) Add the broth, tomatoes, cream, pasta, and stir until well-combined. Bring to a boil, cover the skillet, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer until the pasta is tender or about 15 minutes.

3) Remove skillet from heat and stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese and, top with the remaining cheese. Cover until the cheese is melted. Top with green onions.

  1. Hi! I found this recipe on Pinterest and just made it tonight! It turned out great!!! I also eat dairy-free, so I left out the cream but mixed a few tablespoons of mayonnaise into the broth before adding it to give it that creamy quality. Fresh-cracked black pepper and sea salt were the finishing touches. Thanks for the great recipe!!

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