Creamy Sausage Mushroom Rigatoni Recipe

Creamy Sausage Mushroom Rigatoni Recipe

How To Make Creamy Sausage Mushroom Rigatoni

Bring some Italian comfort food into your kitchen with this mushroom rigatoni recipe. The dish has savory sausages and a creamy sauce loaded with herbs.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 16ozrigatoni
  • 1lbground pork
  • 1tbspsmoked paprika
  • ½tspfennel seed
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • tspred pepper flakes
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 16ozmushrooms,sliced
  • 1large shallot,diced
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 2cupsheavy whipping cream
  • salt and pepper,to taste

For Garnish:

  • aged parmesan,grated
  • fresh basil,sliced thin


  1. Bring large pot of heavily salted water to a boil over high heat. Add rigatoni and cook to desired doneness. Drain and set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large heavy-bottom skillet or dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook the ground pork, paprika, fennel, kosher salt, and red pepper flakes for about 5 to 8 minutes, until sausage is browned and crumbly.

  3. Remove from pan and set on paper towel lined plate.

  4. In same pan, melt butter. Add mushrooms and shallot. Continue cooking over high heat, stirring only occasionally, to get a nice brown sear. When mushrooms and shallot are just about done, add garlic, stir, and cook for another minute.

  5. Add heavy whipping cream to mushroom mixture, stir well, and allow to come to a boil. Reduce heat for about 10 minutes, until mixture is at a gentle simmer and allow to cook uncovered until slightly thickened.

  6. Add cooked sausage back into the cream sauce and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

  7. To serve, ladel mushroom sausage cream sauce over cooked rigatoni and garnish with grated parmesan and fresh basil ribbons.


  • Calories: 803.95kcal
  • Fat: 48.91g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.73g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.03g
  • Fiber: 4.34g
  • Sugar: 6.92g
  • Protein: 27.29g
  • Cholesterol: 168.21mg
  • Sodium: 756.06mg
  • Calcium: 96.93mg
  • Potassium: 776.61mg
  • Iron: 2.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 372.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.02mg
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