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Creamy Sausage and Mushroom Rigatoni

This Creamy Sausage and Mushroom Rigatoni is the perfect comfort dish that's ready in just 30 minutes. Zesty sausage, fresh mushrooms and rigatoni pasta are tossed in flavorful cream sauce. Hearty, comforting, and all-around delicious, this meal-time favorite is sure to be a winner all year long!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: italian sausage recipe, mushroom recipe, pasta recipe, rigatoni recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 470kcal


  • 1 (16 ounce) package rigatoni noodles
  • 1 pound bulk mild Italian sausage
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 16 ounces sliced fresh baby bella mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Fresh parsley for garnish if desired


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, cook and crumble sausage until no longer pink. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms, minced garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5-6 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender and most of the liquid is evaporated.
  • Add heavy cream to the same skillet and stir to combine. Bring mixture to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Add sausage to skillet and heat through.
  • Serve pasta with sauce and garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.


Lightly adapted from Taste of Home Skillet Recipes Magazine - Winter 2017


Serving: 1g | Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 441mg | Potassium: 368mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg