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spicy sausage brown butter alfredo pasta

Spicy Sausage Alfredo Pasta

This brown butter Spicy Sausage Alfredo Pasta is ready in about 30 minutes and tastes like it came out of a restaurant kitchen.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword sausage alfredo
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 914kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 8 oz Papparadelle pasta
  • 3 spicy italian sausage links
  • 1 large clove garlic grated
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated parmigiano reggiano cheese + extra for garnish, if desired
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley for garnish optional


  • Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Add in pasta and stir. Cook according to package directions and drain.
  • While pasta is cooking, remove sausage meat from casings and brown in a large cast iron skillet.
  • Remove meat from skillet to drain and set aside. Place cast iron skillet back on heat and add in butter. Cook 1-2 minutes to brown, then stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, 30 seconds.
  • Stir in heavy cream and cheese, then add in cooked sausage. Taste, add in salt and pepper to taste, toss with pasta and serve. Top with chopped parsley if desired.


Calories: 914kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 69g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 240mg | Sodium: 1150mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1460IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 373mg | Iron: 2mg