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A quick and easy pasta dinner with sausage and blistered tomatoes, change it up lots of ways for a quick weeknight meal

Sausage & Blistered Tomato Pasta

Author Ang @ Juggling Act Mama

Ingredient List

  • 1 box pappardelle or fettuccine
  • 4 Italian sausage links cut on the bias
  • 10 leaves fresh basil washed dried and chopped chiffonade style
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pint red and yellow grape tomatoes washed
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, season with salt. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high. Brown the sausage slices. Set aside.
  3. In another skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, taking care not to burn it. Add the grape tomatoes and cook until blistered. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Drain the pasta and toss with the blistered tomato mixture. Top with the cooked sausage, cheese and basil. Serve hot.