Sausage Bolognese
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Easy Sausage Bolognese

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 People


  • 1.25 Lb Mild Italian Sausage Pork
  • 1 Lb Rigatoni
  • 1 Fennel Bulb Diced
  • 1 Jar Tomato Sauce I use Rao's Tomato Herb
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 1/2 Tbs Fennel Seed Crushed
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • 1 Tsp Thyme
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Pepper Flake
  • 2 oz Heavy Cream


  • Bring water in a stock to a boil. Salt the water and cook pasta to taste. Start pasta once the sausage is roughly half cooked.
  • Heat a little bit of olive oil in a skillet, saute pan, or braiser over medium heat. Add the fennel and cook for about 4 minutes.
  • Add the sausage, breaking it up, and cook through, it should take about 7-8 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, fennel seed, oregano, and thyme. Cook for an additional minute.
  • Add the tomato sauce and stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer while the pasta finishes cooking.
  • Add the cream for the last minute of the cook time.
  • Add the pasta and toss.