Skip to main content

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!

Print This Recipe
View Recipe
Sausage used in this recipe Sweet Italian Sausage
View Recipe down arrow
5 Minutes
25 Minutes
6-8 Servings
Ingredients
  • 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
Step-by-step
Directions
  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.

Back to All Recipes