Garlic Knots Cheesy Chicken Sausage Alfredo Recipe

Garlic Knots with Cheesy Chicken Sausage Alfredo Recipe

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Serves: 4


For Garlic Knots:

  • 1 pound pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • Salt, to taste

For Cheesy Chicken Sausage Alfredo:

  • 12 ounces penne pasta (or your choice of pasta)
  • 2 Zummo sausages (or any sausage of your choice), sliced
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 cup shrimp, peeled and deveined (optional)
  • 1 jar (about 15 ounces) four cheese Alfredo sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)


1. Preheat the Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to the temperature recommended on the pizza dough package (usually around 375°F or 190°C).

2. Prepare Garlic Knots:

  • Roll out the pizza dough into a large rectangle or circle on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut the dough into strips, then tie each strip into a knot.
  • Place the garlic knots on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

3. Bake Garlic Knots:

  • Bake the garlic knots in the preheated oven according to the package instructions for the pizza dough, or until they are golden brown.
  • While the knots are baking, prepare the Alfredo sauce and pasta.

4. Cook Pasta:

  • Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

5. Prepare Alfredo Sauce:

  • In a large skillet, heat a bit of olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the sliced sausages and diced chicken breasts. Cook until they are browned and cooked through.
  • If using shrimp, add them to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and opaque.
  • Pour in the four cheese Alfredo sauce and stir to combine. Cook until the sauce is heated through.

6. Combine Pasta and Sauce:

  • Add the cooked penne pasta to the skillet with the Alfredo sauce. Toss everything together until the pasta is well-coated with the sauce.

7. Finish Garlic Knots:

  • In a small bowl, mix the melted butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley (if using), and a pinch of salt.
  • As soon as the garlic knots come out of the oven, brush them with the garlic butter mixture while they are still hot.

8. Serve:

  • Serve the Cheesy Chicken Sausage Alfredo over the prepared penne pasta.
  • Optionally, garnish with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley.

9. Enjoy Your Delicious Garlic Knots with Cheesy Chicken Sausage Alfredo!

  • This meal is sure to satisfy your craving for a rich and flavorful Alfredo pasta with a side of garlic knots. Enjoy your homemade Italian feast!