Pasta with Brown Butter, Sage and Sausage

By recipegal
October 12, 2009
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Pasta with Brown Butter, Sage and Sausage


Author Notes: I love all of the ingredients in this pasta dish. It was inspired by a sausage ravoli, in brown butter with sage dish I had many years ago in an Italian restaurant in Italy.recipegal

Serves: 2-3

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces penne
  • 2-3 excellent quality mild Italian sausages
  • 3/4 stick of butter
  • 7 fresh sage leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Regianno Parmesan
  • salt to taste

Directions

  1. Boil penne in salted water, drain and reserve 1/4 cup water .
  2. Cook Italian sausage, breaking it up in pieces.
  3. In a small sauce pan carefully brown butter. Remove from heat and add sage leaves.
  4. Toss penne with brown sage butter and then toss with sausage. If pasta is too dry add a little cooking water.
  5. Top with parmesan.

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