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Skillet with pasta and sausaage

Skillet Pasta with Sausage

  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish


Short on time? This Skillet Pasta with Sausage is made in one pan and is ready in no time at all.



  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1416 oz fully cooked smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 (12 oz) package Green Giant Garden Vegetable Medley
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 8 oz dry penne pasta
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped parsley, for serving


Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and onion and cook until the sausage is browned and the onion is soft, about 3-5 minutes. Add in the frozen vegetables, chicken broth and milk. Stir in the penne pasta.

Cover and cook until the pasta is al dente, about 15 minutes.* Stir and season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the cheese over the top and stir in to melt and combine. Garnish with fresh parsley to serve.

Recipe Notes:

*If there is still too much liquid in the pan, continue to cook uncovered. There should be some liquid left to make a sauce.

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts.


  • Calories: 784
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 1965 mg
  • Fat: 47 g
  • Saturated Fat: 19 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8 g
  • Trans Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 47 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 41 g
  • Cholesterol: 107 mg