Cheesy Sausage Skillet Pasta

Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Time to Table: 45 Minutes

Serves: 6


  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 12 ounces dry rotini pasta
  • 32 ounces lower sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups chopped assorted bell peppers
  • 23.5 ounce jar tomato basil pasta sauce
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1/3 cup halved pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 cup Daisy Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


Brown the sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Stir in the pasta and add the broth to cover the pasta. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the bell peppers. Continue cooking and stirring an additional 5 minutes or until the broth is absorbed. Stir in the pasta sauce and bring to a boil. Gently stir in the mozzarella and olives. Spoon the cottage cheese randomly over the top of the pasta and sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese. Cover and simmer at medium-low to low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and hot.