One Skillet Chicken Sausage & Pasta – Gluten-Free

This amazing deliciously yummy gluten-free creamy cheesy pasta dish comes together in less than 30 minutes in just one skillet. And even the pasta gets cooked right in the pan.

Other than a cutting board for some prep work, only a single skillet ends up in the kitchen sink.

Oh, did we say this is a comforting pasta dish on your dinner table in less than 30 minutes!

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One Skillet Chicken Sausage & Pasta

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 onion, diced

1 (12.8-ounce) package smoked chicken sausage, thinly sliced

For this one skillet chicken sausage dish we use the Chef Bruce aidells brand. You can also use all natural al fresco chicken sausage.

2 cups chicken broth

1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes

1/2 cup milk

8 ounces penne pasta, gluten-free

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 cup shredded white Sharp Cheddar cheese

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, onion and sausage, and cook, stirring frequently, until sausage is lightly browned, about 3-4 minutes.

Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes, milk and pasta; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is cooked through, about 7-10 minutes. *See Note Below

Remove from heat and top with cheese. Cover until cheese has melted, about 2 minutes. Remove lid and mix melted cheese with pasta.

Plate and serve.

* When using a gluten-free pasta and especially a plant based pasta (made from beans, lentils or legumes) the required time to boil in water is less time (7-10 minutes) than a wheat based pasta with gluten (12-14 or more minutes). Boiling a plant based pasta beyond 10 minutes will only make for a mushy pasta.

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