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Farfalle pasta on plate with fork and parmesan

One Pot Farfalle Pasta with Sausage, Mushrooms and Peas

One Pot Farfalle Pasta with Sausage, Mushrooms and Peas is an easy, 30 minute one pot pasta recipe that the whole family will love!
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 lb. Italian turkey sausage I used Diestel brand
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms stemmed and sliced
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 8 ounces whole wheat farfalle pasta
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas thaw slightly if frozen
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan plus more for serving
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil*

Instructions 

  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat.  Add the turkey sausage, breaking it up into small pieces with a wooden spoon, and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and add the mushrooms.  Cook for another 4-5 minutes until the mushrooms have browned and their liquid has evaporated.
  • Add the water and scrape up the brown bits from the bottom of the pan.  Add the farfalle and a pinch of salt and stir to combine.  Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium low and cook for 11-15 minutes or until the pasta is tender and most of the water is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Add the peas during the last 4-5 minutes of cooking time.
  • When the pasta is done, remove from heat and stir in the parmesan cheese and fresh basil.  Adjust the seasoning as necessary and serve with additional parmesan cheese if desired.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • I used whole wheat farfalle in this recipe for added fiber, but feel free to substitute with your favorite pasta.
  • I recommend using turkey sausage as it's nice and lean and still has wonderful flavor, but any type may be used.
  • Go ahead and use whatever veggies you have on hand, just bear in mind that vegetable cooking times vary.
  • You can substitute the basil with your favorite fresh herbs or use 1 teaspoon dried herbs.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/6th, Calories: 335kcal, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 96g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 53mg, Sodium: 625mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 5g

Nutrition is estimated using a food database and is only intended to be used as a guideline for informational purposes.

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