Italian Sausage Dishes

Made from pork and often featuring anise or fennel, Italian sausage comes in three varieties: mild, sweet, and hot. Try Italian sausage grilled or in Italian preparations such as lasagna or soups.

See Popular Italian Sausage Dishes Recipes

Polenta Sausage Bake

Prego Italian Sauce

Don't overlook the wonderful change of pace that polenta makes from pasta or rice. This dish is sure to become a frequently requested one.

Total: 45 mins

Baked Penne with Sausage and Creamy Ricotta

Food & Wine

This hearty pasta dish is studded with chunks of Italian sausage and mixed with a quick garlic-infused tomato sauce. It's then topped with dollops of fresh ricotta and a sprinkling of both mozzarella and Parmigiano-Reggiano, which form a cheesy layer as the pasta bakes.

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Cannellini Beans and Italian Sausage

Johnsonville Italian Sausage

Easy Italian Sausage Pie

Family Circle

Picnic Tart

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Total: 1 hr 35 mins

Sausage, Bread, and Chicken Liver Spiedini

Food & Wine

Spiedini are pieces of meat and other foods grilled on skewers. "Sausages and chicken livers are staples of Tuscan cuisine," says Rolando Beramendi.

Total: 2 hrs

Kickin' Baked Rigatoni


Rigatoni pasta mixed with Italian sausage, onions, mushrooms and spicy Ro*Tel tomatoes and chilies.

Total: 50 mins

Mushroom-Sausage Ragu

Food & Wine

"Sauteed mushrooms can make almost any inexpensive red wine taste better," says sommelier Jake Kosseff of Seattle's Wild Ginger.

Total: 30 mins

Italian Soup

Midwest Living

Crumbled Italian sausage adds slow cooked flavor to this broth-based soup that's filling enough for dinner and delicious enough to serve at a party.

Italian Meatballs

Johnsonville Italian Sausage
Total: 45 mins

Italian Sausage Lasagna

Johnsonville Italian Sausage

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Italian Sausage

Johnsonville Italian Sausage

Gemelli with Asparagus and Sausage

Better Homes and Gardens

Juicy Italian sausage, creamy ricotta cheese, and bright, peppery fresh basil lend incredible flavor to this vibrant pasta dish. Rich pine nuts and nutritious asparagus add texture and dimension. When buying asparagus, look for firm, bright green stalks with tight tips. If stems are tough, simply remove the outer layer with a vegetable peeler.

Total: 40 mins

Tuscan Sausage and Bean Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

In this slow cooker recipe, dried beans simmer with sausage and Italian seasoning all day while you're away. When you come home, stir in the spinach and dinner is served.

Spinach-and-Sausage-Stuffed Peppers

Food & Wine

"I may never use ground meat in my peppers again," said Fran Parisi, Grace Parisi's mother, when she tried this super-flavorful sausage-stuffed version. Another revelation: Smaller Italian frying peppers are much easier to brown in a skillet than the typical green bell peppers, and they also cook faster.

Total: 45 mins

Italian Sausage Lasagna

Let Johnsonville Sausage Expert Joe shows you how to make Italian Sausage Lasagna for that special someone! (Of course, it's also perfect for dinner with family or friends, too.)

Italian Sausage Stuffing

Start a new family tradition with this Italian Sausage Stuffing! See how easy it is to make using Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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