Angel Hair Pasta with Italian Sausage and Herbs

For an authentic Italian pasta dish, try this highly flavoured recipe featuring Italian seasoning, basil, fennel, Romano cheese and sausage.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Makes: 12 servings
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All You Need

  • 1 lb (454 g) angel hair pasta
  • 1 lb (500 g) sweet Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Romano cheese
  • 2 tbsps (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) chopped red onion
  • 8 ozs (250 g) mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) McCormick® Gourmet Basil Leaves
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) McCormick® Gourmet Garlic Salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) McCormick® Gourmet Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) McCormick® Gourmet Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) McCormick® Gourmet Fennel Seed


  1. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain well

  2. Meanwhile, break up sausage in large skillet. Cook on medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes. Remove sausage; drain fat. Rinse skillet and wipe clean

  3. In same skillet, heat oil on medium heat. Add onions, mushrooms and seasonings; cook and stir 5 minutes. Add cooked sausage; cook and stir 5 minutes longer.

  4. Place pasta in large serving bowl. Add sausage mixture and cheese; toss to coat well. Serve with additional cheese, if desired.


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