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Creamy Pink Sauce with Sausage

a dinner recipe
1 lb ground pork
1½ tbsp Sweet Italian Sausage Seasoning
1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
⅓ cup heavy cream
5 basil leaves chopped
1 lb pasta penne or rigatoni
⅓ cup parmesan cheese
½ tsp salt
Creamy Pink Sauce with Sausage
a dinner recipe
Vinny is a family-taught home cook who focuses on cooking meals that the whole family can enjoy. He is driven by his love for spending time in the kitchen where he grew up spending time with his parents and siblings. He started shooting food photography and videography as a way to capture the importance of sharing a home-cooked meal with your family. He works as a photographer and digital media specialist full-time. On the side you can find his work on Instagram @vindelgiudice or his blog, Always From Scratch. His recipes consist of Italian-inspired family meals like lentil soup and chicken francese!
a little bit about the recipe
A delicious and creamy Italian Pink Sauce with home made sausage using our Sweet Italian Sausage Seasoning

  • Combine the sweet Italian sausage seasoning with the ground pork. Mix well. For best results, let the mixture sit in the refrigerator overnight. Otherwise, 30 minutes will work.

  • Bring a large saucepan to medium-high heat. Add 1 tbsp of olive oil. Place the ground pork into the pot pressing it into a patty. Let it sit on the pan for 3 minutes undisturbed. This will let it develop a crust. Break up the ground pork and cook until no longer pink.

  • Lower the heat to medium. Then stir in the garlic. Once the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute, pour in the crushed tomatoes. Mix the tomatoes and the sausage well. Bring the sauce to a simmer. Once simmering, sprinkle in your salt.

  • Simmer the sauce for 30 minutes. When there are 10 minutes left boil your pasta until al dente. After 30 minutes, pour in the heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and basil. Stir well. Combine the sauce with the pasta and serve!

Expiry: 4 days in an air tight container in the refrigerator
When you add the sausage to the pan, make sure you wait until it is hot. The sausage will create the most flavor if it is seared, and we need high heat to develop the crust.

Prep the sausage a night in advance. This will allow for the flavors from the seasoning to permeate the ground pork. The salt will also help the pork stick together in bigger pieces, the way sausage should.
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Sweet Italian Sausage seasoning is delicious and versatile seasoning that can be used for anything from making your own ground sausage blend to roasting a chicken. The seasoning is inspired by - you guessed it - a sweet Italian sausage! It’s a great blend to change up your seasonings when you’re cooking chicken, pork, or stews and soups!
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