Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini

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  • Published Sep 10th
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings6
  • Calories496
A quick and easy weeknight meal.

Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini for 6 servings:

  • 1 pound Italian link sausage
  • 1 (13.25 ounce) package spaghettini (thin spaghetti)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds roma (plum) tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sausage and Asparagus Spaghettini easily:

  1. 1 Cook the Italian sausage in a large skillet over medium heat until browned and no longer pink inside, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. 2 Transfer sausages to a plate. When cool enough to handle, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices and set aside.
  3. 3 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghettini at a boil until tender yet firm, about 8 minutes; drain.
  4. 4 Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir asparagus pieces in the hot oil until they start to soften, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 more minute.
  5. 5 Mix in diced roma tomatoes, garlic salt, and black pepper; cook and stir until the tomatoes soften slightly, 1 or 2 more minutes. Remove vegetables from heat.
  6. 6 Toss the sliced sausage in the skillet with the asparagus and tomatoes to combine; lightly mix in the spaghettini.
  7. 7 Sprinkle the spaghettini and vegetables with Parmesan cheese.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 496 calories; 26 grams of fat; 45.3 grams of carbohydrates; 22.3 grams of protein; 34 milligrams of cholesterol; 1220 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 21st 2018

    Hubby and I really liked this! I used Miracle Noodles (shirataki noodles - to cut down on carbs) instead of regular noodles and canned tomatoes (all I had on hand). Although not carb free ( ...

  2. Jan 31st 2017

    This was awesome! 5 stars! I like everything with bold seasoning so I doubled the garlic salt and pepper and also liberally "sprinkled" with Parmesan.

  3. Jul 17th 2016

    I took the sausage out of the casing before cooking it. Browned it and made it into little chunks. Used penne pasta. Delish!

  4. May 22nd 2016

    Great recipe, my wife usually prefers pasta with a lot of sauce but she gave 2 thumbs up on this one. Only change was using a BGe to cook the sausage so I had a bit of smoke flavour, will ...

  5. May 2nd 2016

    Delish! Used two links of chicken sausage to lighten it up but otherwise perfect meal! Family (including 7 year old) scarfed it. Thanks for ideas to cook our local fresh veggies!

  6. Feb 28th 2015

    We really enjoyed this. I used whole wheat pasta, grape tomatoes and added a cup of pasta water, per Rachel Ray, because of the whole wheat pasta. The next day I added a touch of jarred Alf ...

  7. Jun 24th 2014

    We made this on the grill. I put precooked, sliced, sundried tomato/basil chicken sausage in a foil pack with the garlic, asparagus, black pepper and a pinch of kosher salt(I don't use garli ...

  8. Mar 26th 2014

    This is a simple, solid recipe that is very easy to prepare and makes a beautiful presentation. My only change was to use bulk Italian sausage in place of link. Thanks, tipsuda!

  9. Jun 4th 2012

    Delicious!! My kids 10 and 7 both gave it 5 stars. Very yummy! In the future, I'd add a little more sausage... otherwise, perfection!