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Pasta with Sausage, Basil, and Mustard -- This Pasta with Sausage, Basil, and Mustard has a deliciously satisfying spicy kick and plenty of fresh basil that will get you in the mood for spring and summer | wearenotmartha.com

Pasta with Spicy Sausage, Basil, and Mustard

This Pasta with Spicy Sausage, Basil, and Mustard has a deliciously satisfying kick and plenty of fresh basil that will get you in the mood for spring and summer!
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Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Pasta Dishes, Pasta with Sausage
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fusilli or penne
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb. spicy Italian sausage, casings removed
  • ¾ cup dry white wine
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp grainy mustard
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup thinly sliced basil

Instructions

  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente, drain.
  • While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a large skillet and cook the sausage meat until brown, while breaking up with a spatula, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the wine and simmer making sure to scrape up all pieces from the bottom of the skillet, until it's reduced to just about half (about 5 minutes).
  • Add the cream, mustard, and crushed red pepper, stir and simmer for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and add the pasta and basil. Stir well and serve in individual bowls.

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