One Pot Penne Rosa with sausage for those nights when you need dinner PRONTO! Find everything @Walmart! via @DashOfEvans (ad) #OnePotPronto
One Pot Penne Rosa
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Need dinner PRONTO? Try this One Pot Penne Rosa with sausage! You'll have dinner in 20 minutes!
Servings: 6 servings
  • 1 pound Italian Sausage
  • 1 teaspoon EVOO
  • 1/2 cup onion , chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper , chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Barilla pesto
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves , minced garlic
  • 1 Box Barilla Pronto Penne
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella , cubed
  • 2 cups Barilla Marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup Barilla Garlic Alfredo
  • 1 large handful of fresh basil , chopped
  • Optional garnish: Parmesan
  1. Heat a large pot over medium high heat. Add EVOO, onion, green pepper and pesto. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes to heat.
  2. Add sausage and crumble with flat spoon or spatula. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning. Cook until brown.
  3. Add milk, chicken stock and entire box of penne. Raise heat to HIGH and cook uncovered for 10 minutes (set your timer!). Stir frequently.
  4. After 10 minutes, there may be a little liquid left. Do not drain, it's okay! Add marinara, alfredo and mozzarella cubes. Stir over medium heat to warm sauce.
  5. Sprinkle with basil and serve!
Recipe Notes

This recipe can be done with any of the Barilla Pronto pasta cuts--linguini would be FAB!