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Italian Sausage and Tomato Linguine

A meaty, spicy Italian sausage and tomato linguine recipe that’s perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Proving good food doesn’t have to take all day!

As you probably already know, pasta is a mainstay in our household. Whether it be a quick pan sauce or cheesy pasta casserole, we love our carbs.

Well, this week we decided to share a new entry into our pasta repertoire. The star of this dish is Italian sausage, of course.

The flavor the sausage gives to the sauce is amazing. One of the best things about the Italian sausage pasta is that you don’t have to use a lot of seasonings.

All you really need to do is add a touch of Italian seasoning mix with some garlic and onion powders, and you’re ready to go.

Spicy Italian Sausage and Tomato Linguine in a white pasta dish.

Salt and pepper are optional as the spices within the meat are sufficient to flavor everything.

With that being said, I would still salt my pasta noodles, but it’s up to you. Another advantage this Italian sausage pasta has over others is ease.

It takes less than an hour to prepare a delicious, filling meal.

Close up of pasta, sausage, and tomato sauce with a fork.

After a long day on the clock, you’ll be thankful to be in and out of your kitchen in under 60 minutes.

Of course, you will have to cook the pasta while the Italian sausage and tomato sauce reduces on the stove.

For an easier one-pot sausage dinner idea, check out our creamy kielbasa pasta recipe.

Top down view of two bowls of sausage linguine with Parmesan cheese.

Before I go, I would like to mention one last thing. Please be careful when you add the tomatoes and the stock to the hot pan.

There’s a lot of steam when this process takes place, and it’s easy to get burned. Use pot holders and don’t put your face over the pan.

Spicy Italian sausage and tomato linguine in a pasta dish topped with Parmesan cheese.

In closing, I invite you to put this Italian sausage pasta dish on your menu. It’s filling, savory, and best of all, easy to make.

As always, I wish everyone a long life, love everlasting, a tummy full of Italian grub!

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Yield: 4 Servings

Italian Sausage and Tomato Linguine

A meaty, spicy Italian sausage and tomato linguine recipe that's perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Proving good food doesn't have to take all day!

A meaty, spicy Italian sausage and tomato linguine recipe that's perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Proving good food doesn't have to take all day!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes


  • 1 Lb. Italian Sausage, (links)
  • 8 Ounces Dry Linguine Pasta
  • 1 14.5 Ounce Can of Diced Tomatoes, (with roasted garlic and onions)
  • 1 1/2 Cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning Mix
  • 2 Teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • 2 Teaspoons Onion Powder


  1. First, in a large saute pan, over medium heat, cook the sausage links. I cooked them for 7-10 minutes on each side. Once they are done, remove them from the pan and set them aside.
  2. Next, remove the pan from the heat and then add the tomatoes, chicken stock, Italian seasonings, garlic powder, and onion powder. Be careful not get burned from the steam when you add the liquid to the hot pan.
  3. Afterward, scrape the pan with your wooden spoon and stir the ingredients to get all that flavors mixed into the broth. Replace the pan over the heat and put the sausages back into the saute pan to finish cooking. 
  4. Then, let the links and the sauce cook, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes. While the sauce is reducing, cook the linguine per the pasta box instructions.
  5. Last, once the pasta is done, drain the noodles and put them back into the pasta pot. By that point, the sauce should be finished. Remove the sausages and set them aside again. Now, toss the noodles with the sauce and portion out the meal onto plates. Top each dish with a link of sausage, whole or cut, and serve.


The calorie count listed is an approximation based on the ingredients. Actual calories may vary. Parmesan cheese is not included in the recipe, so the calories were not added to the total. The dish can be stored in a sealed container in your fridge for up to three days. 

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 583Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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Tuesday 22nd of March 2022

This looks so good! I have all the ingredients except for diced tomatoes. All I have are 2 cans of tomato sauce, will that still work?


Tuesday 22nd of March 2022

Thank you Sonya! That's a good question. Unfortunately, I don't recommend using the tomato sauce in place of the diced tomatoes. Now, we've never tried it, but I feel like it would weigh down the sauce and overwhelm all the other flavors in the dish. I hope this information helps, have a great day!


Sunday 9th of September 2018

I made this tonight and it was a big hit! I couldn't find diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, so I just got Italian style diced tomatoes and added a diced onion. I also added some sliced mushrooms to the sauce. Thanks so much for the recipe! We will definitely be adding this to our dinner rotation.


Monday 10th of September 2018

Hi, Erika! Thanks so much for coming back to comment! John and I are so excited that you enjoyed the pasta. This is one of our favorites, too. We LOVE that you added mushrooms. That's a great idea and a tasty addition. Have a great week! :)

prasanna hede

Friday 8th of September 2017

That's perfect pasta recipe. Looks so appetizing .Need to try this one one for sure.


Saturday 9th of September 2017

Thank you, Prasanna! I hope you enjoy it :)


Friday 8th of September 2017

this sounds so easy to cook.Love the recipe and idea of cooking the pasta with sausages.Will surely try this one out


Friday 8th of September 2017

Thank you, Aditi! I am thrilled you like the recipe. Have a lovely weekend :)

Veena Azmanov

Thursday 7th of September 2017

I love Italian Sausages. Ah the smell when they cook always makes you hungry doesn't it. Great way to build the appetite. This recipe sounds so delish. Saving for later.


Friday 8th of September 2017

Thank you, Veena! Us too, they are tasty. I'm glad you enjoyed the recipe and wish you a wonderful weekend :)

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