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Creamy Sausage Pasta with Sweet Potato (5 Ingredients)

Creamy Sausage Pasta with Sweet Potato is the perfect fall pasta dish! It's creamy, salty, sweet, and only has FIVE ingriedents! Plus, it comes together in under 30 minutes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword sausage pasta, creamy sausage pasta, sweet potato pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 443 kcal
Author Nicole


  • 3/4 lb bulk sausage (mild or spicy)
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 large sweet potato, diced (abour 2 cups)
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup boursin cheese
  • 1/2 lb taglietelle


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil. Season with salt. It should taste as salty as the sea.

  2. Heat a large skillet to a medium heat. Add sausage. Break sausage up with a wooden spoon . Cook about 3-4 minutes until it's about halfway cooked through. Remove from the pan, but leave grease. Add sweet potato and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook until sweet potato is softened, but still has a bite to it, about 10 minutes.

  3. Add garlic and sausage back to the pan and continue to cook sweet potato and sausage until the sweet potato is soft and the sausage is cooked through.

  4. When the sweet potato and sausage are just about done cooking, add pasta to the boiling water. Cook until just under aldente. Reserve pasta water.

  5. Transfer pasta to the sausage and sweet potato along with the remaining salt, boursin cheese, and 1 cup of the reserved pasta water. Toss until creamy. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add more pasta water if necessary until you reach your desired sauce consistency.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Sausage Pasta with Sweet Potato (5 Ingredients)
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 443 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 807mg35%
Potassium 416mg12%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 8286IU166%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.