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Sausage Alfredo with Lemon and Peas

Perri® Hot or Sweet Italian Sausage combined with a creamy alfredo sauce, peas and zesty lemon will have guests coming back for more!

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5 Minutes
25 Minutes
6-8 Servings
  • package (16 ounces) PERRI® Hot or Sweet Italian Sausage
  • package (16 ounces) fusilli pasta
  • clove garlic, minced
  • tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (5 ounces) grated Parmesan cheese
  • container (8 ounces) mascarpone cheese
  • teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parmesan cheese, to garnish
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and reserve 1 cup of cooking water; set aside and keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, cook sausage according to package directions.  Cut into coin-sized pieces; set aside and keep warm.

  3. In a large skillet, cook and stir garlic in butter over medium heat until tender; about 3 minutes.

  4. Add the pasta, sausage, Parmesan cheese, mascarpone cheese, lemon zest, lemon juice, peas, salt and pepper.

  5. Cook and stir until cheeses are melted; add reserved pasta water to thin sauce as desired.

  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

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