Posted by: Jason Wood | September 28, 2009

Goat Cheese Fettucini Alfredo with Italian Sausage

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Sunday afternoon was rapidly passing and I asked the question to Z-man and Supergirl “What do you want for dinner?” and Supergirl said (emphatically) “FETTUCINI!” Z-man, with a characteristic teenage shrug did not seem to have an issue with this, so fettucini it was. I looked in the fridge to make sure I had everything (always a a concern on a Sunday afternoon) and found I had more than I expected so decided to spice it up a bit. What I ended up with was really fast and really good (so good that the kids inhaled it, always a good sign for a keeper recipe in my house).

I grabbed a package of Italian sausages and stripped the casings off

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and tossed all the meat in a skillet to brown

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While this is cooking grab a small saucepan and add 1 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup of butter (1 stick), 2 tablespoons of grated parmesan/romano cheese, 1 tablespoon of soft, unripened goat cheese and simmer on a medium heat for about 20 minutes until it starts to thicken.

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Boil water and cook the pasta as directed (notice no pictures of this here at all because how exciting it is it to really see a picture of boiling water?!).

That’s pretty much it (I told you fast and easy!). To serve drain the pasta and place on a plate. Spread some of the sausage on top and then garnish with chopped tomato and sliced black olives and drizzle sauce over top of everything.

Enjoy!

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Responses

  1. You’re making me HUNGRY!! As I eat my granola and yogurt…


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