One Pan Cheesy Sausage Penne

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Dietary: Egg-Free, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut Free, Whole Grain

A quick and satisfying one pan meal!

Prep: 10 min
Total Time: 30 min
Yield: 4 servings


  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 12-16 oz smoked sausage, sliced thin
  • 3/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1-2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, optional, to taste
  • 2 cups chicken broth, or vegetable broth
  • 1 can 14 oz diced tomato
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 8 oz Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Penne, about 2-1/2 cups
  • 1/4 tsp salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 cup green onion, chopped for garnish


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add sausage and onions, cook 5 minutes or until onions are soft and translucent. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook 2 more minutes until fragrant. Add broth, tomatoes, milk and pasta:bring to a boil, then cover and simmer 15 minutes or until pasta is desired tenderness. Stir in salt and pepper and stir in cheese until melted and smooth.