Creamy Chipotle Pasta

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I love an easy cream sauce, and it doesn’t get much easier than this recipe. With only a few ingredients that you can find on your store shelves, you can make this pasta in about 30 minutes. Cream sauces are so much easier to make than people think! Give this creamy chipotle pasta recipe a try.

Start by making your pasta as directed. While the pasta cooks, make your sauce. To a pan, melt your butter and slowly mix in your flour, stirring constantly. Add chop or crush your garlic, and add that to your butter and flour mixture. Once the garlic is fragrant, slowly start whisking in your heavy cream until it simmers. Add your chipotle sauce and whisk for a few minutes more until it simmers. Remove the sauce from the heat and slowly add your shredded cheddar cheese. Set your sauce aside and let it cool slightly so it thickens. While your sauce cools, brown your sausage. I prefer Jimmy Dean Natural sausage.

Mix your pasta, sauce and sausage together until well combined. Serve your creamy chipotle pasta with your favorite salad or bread. This will be a family favorite in now time flat!

This is a recipe that you can use your roasted garlic in as well!

Creamy Chipotle Pasta

Easy chipotle cream sauce on a bed of bow ties with seasoned sausage.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 People
Calories 450 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Sauce Pan
  • 1 deep frying pan
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 strainer
  • 1 Whisk

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Lb sausage I used Jimmy Dean ground natural sausage
  • 1 Box bow tie pasta
  • 3 Cups heavy cream
  • 1 Can chipotle sauce 7 ounces
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 Cup shredded cheddar

Instructions
 

  • Make pasta per directions.
    While pasta cooks, melt butter in a pan and slowly add in flour, stirring constantly.
    Once the flour cooks, add in your heavy cream and stir until it starts to simmer. Whisk in chipotle sauce. Simmer for another minute or two.
    Turn off heat, slowly add cheddar, stirring constantly. Let cream sauce cool.
    In another frying pan, brown sausage. Add pasta and sausage to your sauce and mix well. Serve.
Keyword chipotle pasta, cream sauce, easy cream sauce, pasta, sausage pasta

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