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Creamy Sausage Pasta

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4.6 from 20 reviews


Creamy Sausage Pasta is a fast 20 minute dinner recipe the entire family will love. With just a few ingredients and one pan, it’s perfect for busy weeknights!


  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 4 cups beef broth (low sodium preferred)
  • 8 ounce cream cheese
  • 12 ounce bag egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  1. In a large sauce pan, brown ground sausage over medium high heat.
  2. Add dry soup mix and spices and stir to coat.
  3. Add broth and scrape the bottom of the pan to deglaze.
  4. Add cream cheese and stir until it starts to melt.
  5. Add egg noodles to the pan and stir to coat. Reduce heat to low and cover.
  6. Simmer 10-12 minutes or until noodles are done.
  7. Stir in sour cream and serve, top with Parmesan and parsley if desired.


  • use a large pan with a tight lid so it doesn’t bubble over
  • if substituting different pasta, adjust the cooking time according to the box directions
  • adjust the spice of the recipe by using a mild or spicy ground sausage
  • you can substitute ground beef, turkey, or chicken for the sausage but may need to add more seasoning if you do
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: main course
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 455
  • Sugar: 1.9 g
  • Sodium: 1445.1 mg
  • Fat: 31.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.1 g
  • Protein: 16.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 99.8 mg