Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe

This light Italian sausage pasta recipe is a quick and healthy dinner, ideal for your busy summer schedule.


  • 1 pound Papa George‚Äôs Italian sausage
  • 3/4 pound pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, then set aside. 

In a large skillet, heat oil, onion, garlic and sausage, cook through until meat is no longer pink. Add broth, basil and tomatoes with liquid.

Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add chopped broccoli; cover skillet and simmer on reduced heat until broccoli is tender.

Add pasta to the skillet and mix together. Sprinkle it with cheese and serve.