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Kid Pleasin
Kid Pleasin' Chicken Sausage Pasta
by Jennifer from UT
This flavorful pasta keeps my toddler and husband beggin' for more!
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Main Dish

Prep Time

35 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

16 oz rotini pasta
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 cup diced sweet onion
16 oz. spicy chicken sausage, chopped into bite sized pieces
6 oz. cream cheese
1 cup chopped mushrooms
1 spaghetti sauce dry seasoning packet
1 can RO*TEL(original)
1 can RO*TEL(mild)

Grated Parmesan cheese


In a large pot, bring salted water to boil. Cook pasta for about 10 minutes and drain. Set aside.

In the same pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion, saute for 1 minute - stirring the whole time.

Add chicken sausage and sweet onion to pot. Saute for an additional 4 minutes.

Add cream cheese, mushrooms, seasoning packet, and both cans of RO*TEL. Gently stir to combine.

Bring mixture to boil and then reduce heat to low. Cover pot with lid and simmer for 15 minutes.

Add cooked pasta to RO*TEL sauce mixture and mix until well combined.

Top pasta with Parmesan cheese and Enjoy!