Smoked sausage, tomato sauce, chicken stock, heavy cream, refrigerated cheese tortellini, and Parmesan cheese come together in this cheesy skillet dish.
That’s right, you can do all of your cooking in one pan! The spaghetti as well! This is a cinch and tastes amazing! We had it for dinner already twice this week!
Cheesy Smoked Sausage Skillet
This one-skillet, no-boil meals are right up my alley. It’s something I’ve done several times, and every time it’s been a hit and my family loves every inch! They can be prepared and cleaned up in less than half an hour. Seriously, who wouldn’t enjoy that?
This meal is always a huge hit! The sausage had a good smokiness to it. We used smoked turkey sausage, but standard smoked sausage would also taste delicious! And the sauce was divine! The Parmesan cheese complemented the sauce well. There was enough leftover for lunch, and it warmed just as well. This Cheesy Smoked Sausage Skillet will undoubtedly become a regular dinner option in our home! And we love serving this skillet meal with a salad and garlic bread.
To Make Cheesy Smoked Sausage Skillet
What you need:
- Olive oil
- Smoked sausage
- Garlic minced
- Tomato paste
- Tomato sauce
- Italian seasoning
- Chicken broth
- Heavy cream
- Parmesan cheese
- Refrigerated cheese tortellini
To make this recipe gluten-free (you should use these ingredients instead):
- Gluten-free sausage. Although most sausages are gluten-free, it’s worth keeping in mind that regular sausages often contain rusk made from wheat. Always check the label before purchasing.
- Chicken broth – keep in mind that some store-bought varieties of chicken broth sometimes include gluten-containing flavorings and preservatives. Check the package to make sure.
- Check for tortellini made with gluten-free flour. You can find varieties of fresh gluten-free tortellini at grocery stores.
Steps To Make Cheesy Smoked Sausage Skillet
Step 1: Sausage should be browned in olive oil in a pan that’s no smaller than 12 inches in diameter.
Step 2: For the final 30 seconds of cooking, add the garlic. Combine the remaining ingredients and stir.
Step 3: Get it boiling, then reduce heat and simmer for 12-15 minutes.
Step 4: Feel free to top with more Parmesan cheese before serving.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will smoked sausage do as a substitute?
You might use kielbasa or any smoked pork or beef sausage. Or If you like, you may use turkey smoked sausage.
What to Serve and Some Variations
This sausage pasta is a family favorite, especially when paired with a homemade version of an Olive Garden salad and some crusty bread.
Mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers, and broccoli are just a few of the vegetables that would go well with this dish. Saute the onions with the pasta and meat and simmer until al dente.
Can I use another type of pasta for this recipe?
Use any kinds of pasta you have on hand, and don’t be afraid to combine different kinds.
Cheesy Smoked Sausage Skillet
Smoked sausage, tomato sauce, chicken stock, heavy cream, refrigerated cheese tortellini, and Parmesan cheese come together in this cheesy skillet dish. That’s right, you can do all of your cooking in one pan! The spaghetti as well! This is a cinch and tastes amazing! We had it for dinner already twice this week!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 4 people 1x
- Category: Dinner
- Cuisine: Italian
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 cloves garlic minced
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced into 1/4-inch slices
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 c. chicken broth
½ c. heavy cream
¼ c. Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 (9 ounces) package of refrigerated cheese tortellini
Brown sausage in olive oil in a 12-inch skillet.
Cook for 30 seconds after adding the garlic. Mix the remaining ingredients.
Bring the mixture to a boil, then adjust the heat to low heat and cook for 12-15 minutes.
If desired, top with more Parmesan cheese.
If you like, you may use turkey smoked sausage.
How To Make it Gluten free
Gluten-free smoked sausage.
Check for gluten-free chicken broth as some store-bought include gluten-containing flavorings and preservatives.
Use fresh gluten-free tortellini.
- Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories: 266
- Sugar: 3.9 g
- Sodium: 580.1 mg
- Fat: 17.5 g
- Carbohydrates: 19.3 g
- Protein: 9.6 g
- Cholesterol: 43.5 mg
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