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Kale and Italian Sausage Pasta

kale and italian sausage pasta

This six ingredient kale, Italian sausage, and pasta dish is simplicity at its finest. While the pairing is not new, I feel that this straightforward approach brings out the best in every ingredient.. in under 20 minutes. Get ready for a new weeknight staple; let’s make my Kale and Italian Sausage Pasta Recipe!

kale and italian sausage pasta
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Kale and Italian Sausage Pasta

The best six ingredient pasta ever
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Healthy Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Jim

Ingredients

  • 1 pound hot italian sausage (great place to use a turkey sausage)
  • 1 pound short cut pasta (I used farfalle)
  • 1 pound kale, chopped fine (they sells bags of this… do that)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • black pepper

Instructions

  • Place heavily salted pot of water on to boil. Cook pasta for 2 minutes short of package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water prior to draining.
  • As pasta cooks, place large dutch oven or wide rimmed pan on medium high heat. Brown sausage using a bit of your favorite saute oil). Make sure sausage is very browned and very crumbled.
  • Once sausage is cooked, add in garlic, kale, cooking water, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir to cook the kale, 2-3 minutes.
  • Once kale starts to turn bright green, add in pasta and cheese. Stir and cook for another 2 minutes or until most of the liquid is gone. Serve immediately topped with more cheese and grinds of black pepper.

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Nutrition

Serving: 4People | Calories: 546kcal

Jim

Jim Cooks Food Good.

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