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Pasta with Bratwurst & Sour Cream

Pasta with Bratwurst & Sour Cream

Try this quick and easy dinner idea, it’s hearty and packed with flavor.


  • 1/2 pound penne pasta
  • 2 bratwurst, uncooked
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 6 ounces sour cream
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated plus a little more for serving
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 2 -3 ounces milk or pasta water


  1. Boil pasta according to package directions
  2. Slice brats lengthwise, remove sausage and cook in a non-stick medium sized pan
  3. While it cooks, season with red pepper, salt & pepper
  4. When sausage is longer pink, add sour cream & stir well to combine
  5. Drain pasta (reserving about 1/2 cup pasta water) and add to sausage with most of the parsley and parmesan
  6. Mix well, and depending on how thick or thin you like it, add a little pasta water or milk
  7. Mix again well and plate, adding a little more parsley