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20 Minute Sausage and Chicken Cream Sauce Pasta has amazing flavor, a creamy sauce, and it only takes about 20 minutes to make! This is the perfect weeknight comfort food!
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20 Minute Sausage and Chicken Cream Sauce Pasta

20 Minute Sausage and Chicken Cream Sauce Pasta has a creamy sauce filled with spicy sausage and chicken. It's a delicious family friendly recipe that makes an easy weeknight meal.
Course dinner
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword chicken, pasta, sausage
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 387kcal
Author Paula at CallMePMc.com

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces pasta cooked according to package directions to al dente (reserve liquid)
  • 1 to 2 links smoked sausage
  • 1 large chicken breast can be leftover chicken
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon green onion sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 ounces diced pimientos drained
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • salt o taste

Instructions

  • Slice sausage and cube chicken. Heat skillet to medium-high.
  • Cook sausage and chicken until browned and heated through. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add butter to the pan. Add garlic and onion and cook 2 minutes. (reserve 1/2 tablespoon green onions for garnish if desired.)
  • Add flour, whisk and cook 1 minute.
  • Add chicken broth and heavy cream to pan. Simmer until sauce thickens.
  • Add parmesan cheese, pimientos, thyme, red pepper flakes, and salt. (reserve 1/2 tablespoon pimientos for garnish, if desired.)
  • Add pasta and meat back into skillet and toss to coat. If needed at extra pasta liquid to sauce.
  • Serve hot. 

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 556IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg