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5 from 2 votes

Sausage Macaroni Pasta

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 5 pieces grilled Italian sausage sliced diagonally
  • 1 serving 3 1/2 cups marinara sauce (see recipe here)
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese


  • Cook the macaroni according to package instructions. Separate the cooked macaroni from the liquid, but do not discard the liquid.
  • Heat the butter in a pan.
  • Once the butter melts and starts to heat-up, add the sausage. Cook in medium heat for 1 minute.
  • Pour-in the marinara sauce and add the dried basil. Stir and cook for 3 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  • Meanwhile, prepare individual servings by scooping around 3/4 cups of sauce in a pan. Heat-up the pan. Once the sauce starts to boil, add around 1 1/2 cups of macaroni. Stir. Pour-in around 2 to 3 tablespoons of liquid that you used to boil the pasta. Stir and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer in a serving plate. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g