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Penne Marinara with Sausage Slices

Delicious penne pasta with savory sausage slices, served in tangy marinara sauce. A flavorful Italian classic that satisfies with every bite.

This recipe makes a delicious and comforting Italian dish that combines penne pasta, marinara sauce, roasted sausage slices, and fresh parsley. This dish is a popular variation of the classic pasta marinara, incorporating the savory flavors of sausage to add an extra dimension to the meal.


Penne Marinara with Sausage Slices

Cooking method: BoilingFrying
Cuisine: Italian
Difficulty: beginner
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
15 min 30 min - 45 min
Servings: 2 person
Calories: 310kcal
Best season: all

Penne pasta,

characterised by its distinct short, cylindrical shape with angled ends, emerged relatively recently within Italian cuisine, rapidly becoming a staple in various pasta dishes during the 19th century.

The inclusion of sausage slices is a welcomed variation, evolving over time to enrich the dish’s taste and heartiness. Sausage, a popular ingredient in Italian gastronomy, imparts its savory essence, harmonizing with the tangy and fragrant marinara sauce.

Penne Pasta With Sausage Slices Recipe
Delicious penne pasta with savory sausage slices, served in tangy marinara sauce.

Today, Penne Marinara with Sausage Slices is relished across the globe, transcending national borders. Its harmonious blend of flavors and textural complexity positions it as a versatile main course suitable for lunch or dinner.

Overall, Penne Marinara with Sausage Slices celebrates the timeless essence of traditional Italian cuisine, expertly amalgamating diverse ingredients to create an unforgettable culinary journey.



  1. Preheat your oven

    to 200°C (400°F).

  2. Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions until al dente.
    Drain and set aside.

  3. While the pasta is cooking, heat a skillet over medium heat and add the sliced sausage.

  4. Cook the sausage until it is browned and cooked through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and set aside.

  5. In a separate saucepan, heat the marinara sauce over low heat until warmed through, or make the recipe from scratch.

  6. Once the pasta, sausage, and marinara sauce are ready, combine them in a large serving dish or individual plates.
    Mix well to coat the pasta with the sauce.

  7. Top the pasta with the roasted sausage slices and sprinkle fresh parsley over the dish. Serve hot!

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!

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