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Italian Pasta Stew

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield 6
Have some vino, and say “grazie” as you sample this sumptuous dish!


  • 1 package (19 ounces) Johnsonville Italian Mild Sausage Links
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 small red potatoes, diced
  • 1 carrot, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounces, each) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup uncooked rotini pasta
  • 1 small zucchini squash, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Cook sausage links according to package directions; drain, cut into 1/4-inch slices and set aside.  In a large saucepan, sauté onions in oil until tender, about 3 minutes.  Add potatoes, carrots and continue to cook for about 1 minute.  Stir in tomatoes, water, pasta, zucchini and sausage.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat.  Cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until pasta is tender.  Spoon stew into serving bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.  Serve.