Who here loves Italian sausage? We do! I always have some in my freezer. My family loves it, heck they love sausages of all types not just Italian sausage. Breakfast links, biscuits and sausage gravy, kielbasa, bratwurst… they love it all.  I incorporate it into all sorts of our favorite dishes from jambalya, lasagna to spaghetti. Tonight I found a new go to spaghetti recipe. I was looking at the Johnsonville Sausage recipe collection on Allrecipes.com and told myself no way this recipe is too easy! First the recipe for Johnsonville’s One Pan Italian had less than 5 ingredients. Sausage, sauce, spaghetti and water all ingredients that can be adjusted to your own taste. I can cook the whole meal in one pan. No boiling water, no strainer, just one dish. Plus it is ready in less than 30 minutes! I am sold and I was ready to try this recipe out!

It started this easy. Less than 5 ingredients!

Johnsonville One Pan ItalianA pan, a box of spaghetti and a package of italian sausage. We like Hot italian sausage but the original recipe calls for mild sausage. I chose to skip a step instead of uncasing the sausages and used the ground .

Johnsonville One Pan Italian

Brown the sausage and then drain off the grease.

Johnsonville One Pan ItalianNext add 1 jar of sauce and 3 cups of water. I like to add water to the sauce jar to make sure I get all of the saucy goodness out.

Johnsonville One Pan ItalianBring the sausage/sauce mix to a boil  and break spaghetti (I used a full box) in half and simmer for about 10 minutes.  Most of the water will be absorbed as the noodles cook.

Johnsonville One Pan Italian

There you have it. Sprinkle some parm on top and serve.

Johnsonville One Pan Italian

My kid’s loved it so much they ate it all scraping the pan clean. Well they tried.

Johnsonville One Pan Italian

from Allrecipes.com

  • 1 (19.76 ounce) package Johnsonville® Italian Mild Sausage Links, casings removed                                                                                **note** any variety will work and ground sausage can be used instead of links*
  • 1 (26 ounce) jar your favorite pasta sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken in half                                                                                                                                                                        **note** I used full 14.5ounce box of spaghetti*                                                                                                                                                                            Directions
  1. In a large skillet, add sausage, breaking into bite-sized pieces. Cook over medium heat until browned and no longer pink; drain. Add pasta sauce and water; bring to a boil. Add spaghetti. Simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until spaghetti is tender, stirring often.

Johnsonville One Pan Italian

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