Mushroom and Sausage Rigatoni

Have you ever found yourself craving a hearty and comforting pasta dish, but unsure of what to make? Look no further than this Mushroom and Sausage Rigatoni recipe! This dish is the perfect combination of savory sausage, earthy mushrooms, and al dente rigatoni pasta, all brought together with a rich and flavorful sauce. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this delicious meal, from preparing the ingredients to serving up a plate of piping hot pasta. So grab your apron and get ready to impress your family and friends with this mouthwatering Mushroom and Sausage Rigatoni!


  • 1 lb rigatoni pasta
  • 1 lb Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 lb mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the rigatoni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the Italian sausage and cook until browned, breaking it up into small pieces with a wooden spoon.
  3. Add the onions and mushrooms to the skillet and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and oregano to the skillet and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  5. Pour in the diced tomatoes and chicken broth, stirring to combine. Bring to a simmer and let cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Stir in the heavy cream and Parmesan cheese until the sauce is creamy and well combined.
  7. Add the cooked rigatoni to the skillet and toss to coat in the sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve the mushroom and sausage rigatoni hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.


  • You can use any type of mushrooms you like in this dish, such as cremini, shiitake, or portobello.
  • For a spicier kick, use hot Italian sausage instead of mild.
  • Feel free to add in some fresh herbs like basil or parsley for extra flavor.


Enjoy this delicious mushroom and sausage rigatoni dish as a comforting and satisfying meal for any night of the week. The combination of savory sausage, earthy mushrooms, and creamy sauce over al dente pasta is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Bon appétit!