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Italian Sausage Pasta Easy Spaghetti

The perfect weeknight spaghetti: Italian sausage makes an easy and delicious meat sauce!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 package spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 package sweet italian sausage 1-2 lbs, depending on how meaty you like your sauce
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce your favorite marinara
  • parmesan cheese grated


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. Add olive oil to large skillet.

  3. Slice casing from Italian sausages and add ground meat to skillet.

  4. Brown ground meat over medium heat, breaking up the pieces as they cook.

  5. Add jar of sauce to skillet. Turn down heat. Simmer for 5-10 minutes.

  6. Serve sauce on top of spaghetti. Add parmesan or fresh herbs if desired.

Recipe Notes

This feeds our family of 6, but four are children. I like to pair it with a pound of green beans for a complete meal. See notes in post regarding gluten free spaghetti options!