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30 Minute Kielbasa Basil Pasta

Heidi Davison
30 Minute Kielbasa Basil Pasta is an easy and quick dinner for busy family nights. The sauce can be poured over noodles like spaghetti or turned into a pasta bake.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 -8


  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 4 Kielbasa links cut in 1 inch diagonal pieces
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 24 oz marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup minced basil divided
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 8-10 oz prepared pasta noodles like elbow, rotini, or penne
  • Optional: 1/4 cup mozzarella and 1/4 cup grated parmesan to top pasta bake


  • Prepare noodles according to package instructions.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Dice veggies and kielbasa.
  • Heat oil in cast iron skillet and saute onion for 5 minutes or until brown.
  • Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  • Add kielbasa and heat 4-5 minutes or until browned. Stir regularly.
  • Pour in marinara and half of the basil. Cook 2-3 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Add sour cream and turn heat to low. Stir continuously until creamy and bubbling.
  • Put in noodles and stir to combine. Top with optional cheeses.
  • Bake at 350 for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with remaining basil.
  • Serve immediately.