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4.83 from 28 votes

One Pot Penne Pasta Recipe

This One Pot Penne Pasta recipe is made with sausage, red peppers, and spinach and ready in 15 minutes, making this pasta recipe a weeknight favorite recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Supper
Cuisine: American
Keyword: one pot meal, one pot pasta recipe, one pot penne pasta, one pot recipe, pasta recipe, penne pasta, penne pasta recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 482kcal
Author: Robyn Stone

Ingredients

  • 1 pound smoked sausage cut into bite sized slices
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 3 cups penne pasta uncooked
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 (10-ounce) jar roasted red peppers undrained
  • 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups fresh spinach

Instructions

  • Add sausage, onions, garlic, and mushrooms to a medium pot over medium heat. Cook until onions are slightly tender, stirring often. Add in penne pasta, chicken stock, roasted red peppers, along with the liquid from the jar. Stir to combine and cover for about 5-8 minutes. Remove lid, stir and continue to cook until penne pasta is al dente or at the amount of tenderness you prefer. 
  • Stir in the cheeses and fresh spinach until well combined and the spinach is tender.  Serve.