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23 Delicious Italian Sausage Recipes to Try

Italian sausage is one of my all-time favorite proteins to cook with. The perfect blend of herbs and spices makes every dish better.

Always my go-to choice, whether I’m whipping up a comforting pasta dish, a hearty bake, or a simple skillet meal.

I’m excited to share some of my Italian sausage recipes in this post, which I know you’ll love as much as I do.

Delicious Italian Sausage Recipes to Try

There is nothing that quite warms my heart like the smell of Italian sausage sizzling in a pan.

It instantly transports me back to my tiny village in Sicily, helping my mamma and nonna in the kitchen.

That’s why Italian sausage remains a staple in my kitchen!

My Favorite Italian Sausage Recipes

#1 Italian Sausage-Tortellini Soup

Italian Sausage-Tortellini Soup

Sweet Italian sausage, pillowy tortellini, and bountiful veggies combine in this hearty, delicious main-dish soup.

#2 SPICY ITALIAN SAUSAGE PASTA

SPICY ITALIAN SAUSAGE PASTA

This Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta is loaded with crumbled Italian sausage in a rich tomato-based cream sauce and is ready in 20 minutes!

#3 Baked Rigatoni with Sausage

Baked Rigatoni with Sausage

Baked rigatoni with sausage is a quick, 30-minute recipe that combines zesty Italian sausage, gooey cheese, and tender pasta into a comforting casserole.

With just five simple ingredients, this dish is perfect for a delicious and hassle-free family dinner.

#4 italian sausage quesadilla

italian sausage quesadilla

These cheesy Italian sausage quesadillas are made with ground sausage, onion, and plenty of melted mozzarella to make an easy lunch or dinner.

Serve them with marinara for dipping!

#5 chicken with Italian sweet sausage

chicken with Italian sweet sausage

This Italian dish is a favorite in many Italian restaurants in America.

It’s made with succulent chicken and Italian sausage cooked in a buttery white wine sauce.

#6 SAUSAGE PESTO PASTA WITH RAPINI

SAUSAGE PESTO PASTA WITH RAPINI

Sausage Pesto Pasta with Rapini brings the rustic flavors of Italy straight to your table.

Packed with Italian sausage, vibrant pesto, and rapini, every forkful is a delightful explosion.

It’s surprisingly easy to make, yet impressive enough to turn any weeknight into a celebration.

#7 Italian SAUSAGE EGG MUFFINS

SAUSAGE EGG MUFFINS

These sausage and cheese egg muffins are a meal prep dream!

With just four ingredients, they offer a protein-rich, satisfying breakfast that can be made in 30 minutes.

#8 Stuffed Sausage

Stuffed Sausage

Juicy Italian sausages stuffed with mozzarella and cooked in an amazing sauce.

I can’t get enough of these juicy Italian stuffed sausages. 

#9 GOAT CHEESE, BASIL AND ITALIAN SAUSAGE CALZONES

GOAT CHEESE, BASIL AND ITALIAN SAUSAGE CALZONES

Calzones are a personal favorite of mine, and this version with tangy goat cheese, fragrant basil, and seasoned Italian sausage is simply out of this world. 

#10 Stuffing (With Italian Sausage)

Stuffing (With Italian Sausage)

When it comes to holiday meals, I always insist on including this incredible Italian sausage stuffing.

The hearty texture and rich, savory notes perfectly complement the other dishes on my table.

#11 Italian Sausage and Peppers

Italian Sausage and Peppers

This classic Italian-American dish is a regular in my dinner rotation because it’s delicious and easy to prepare.

#12 Oven Roasted Italian Sausage and Peppers

Oven Roasted Italian Sausage and Peppers

The aroma of Italian sausage and peppers roasting in the oven is one of my favorite kitchen scents.

#13 Italian Sausage Sandwich

Italian Sausage Sandwich

This Italian sausage sandwich is one of my all-time favorites.

#14 SAUSAGE AND RADICCHIO PASTA

SAUSAGE AND RADICCHIO PASTA

I love the flavors in this pasta dish, where Italian sausage meets the pleasantly bitter radicchio.

#15 Baked Gnocchi With Italian sausages

Baked Gnocchi

I believe that gnocchi and savory Italian sausages are a match made in heaven.

#16 Sausage Tray Bake

Sausage Tray Bake

As a busy home cook, I’m always on the lookout for easy, one-pan meals packed with flavor.

This sausage tray bake fits the bill perfectly, combining Italian sausages, roasted veggies, and aromatic herbs for a fuss-free, delicious dinner.

#17 Fusilli with Pumpkin and Sausage

Fusilli with Pumpkin and Sausage

This unique pasta dish is a personal favorite of mine, as it combines the heartiness of Italian sausage with the rich, autumnal notes of pumpkin. 

#18 Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Bursting with pizza-inspired flavors, these Stuffed Peppers are a delightful twist on a classic.

#19 Sausage and Peppers Hawaiian Roll Sliders

Sausage and Peppers Hawaiian Roll Sliders

These tasty little Hawaiian roll sliders are filled with Italian sausage, bell peppers, onions, cheese and lots of seasonings.

Fun appetizers for anytime of the year.

#20 Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana

Zesty Italian sausage, crispy bacon, tender potatoes, and fresh kale combined with a rich and creamy broth make this copycat Olive Garden soup simply irresistible.

#21 Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms are filled with a flavorful cream cheese Italian sausage filling and are topped with golden brown crispy breadcrumbs.

They can be assembled completely in advance, so they’re perfect for entertaining!

#22 Italian Sausage Sandwiches

Italian Sausage Sandwiches

#23 Risotto with Italian Veal Sausage, Taleggio & Frangelico

Risotto with Italian Veal Sausage, Taleggio & Frangelico

I’m absolutely in love with this luxurious dish.

The bold flavors of the Italian veal sausage, the creamy Taleggio cheese, and the subtle sweetness of Frangelico liqueur create a memorable meal.


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Shelley

Tuesday 11th of June 2024

Mmmmm ... you had me at the pasta with Italian sausage and pumpkin. Yes, please! And those sliders? Sign me up! The hardest part is deciding what to try first lol - thanks for the yummy ideas!

Angie

Tuesday 11th of June 2024

What a great collection of recipes! I can't wait to try them.

Marcie

Tuesday 11th of June 2024

I LOVE Italian sausage and there are so many delicious options in this collection! Pinned to try and thanks for including my stuffed mushrooms!

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