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Penne with Andouille Sausage, Beans, Spinach Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Andouille Sausage, Beans, Spinach recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Andouille Sausage, Beans, Spinach using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mageeg

Makes 4 servings



from: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Penne-with-Spicy-Chicken-Sausage-Beans-and-Greens/Detail.aspx Note: one reviewer substituted spinach for the arugula and also added pine nuts, which were a great addition.

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Andouille Sausage, Beans, Spinach

8 oz penne pasta
12 oz andouille sausage (4 links)
1 tbs olive oil
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/3 cup pesto
1/2 cup white wine
15 oz white kidney beans, undrained
3 cups baby spinach, torn
16 oz tomatoes, diced
1 salt and pepper to taste
4 oz goat cheese, crumbled

Recipe Directions for Penne with Andouille Sausage, Beans, Spinach

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook penne 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.

  2. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the garlic 1 minute, until lightly browned.

  3. Mix in sliced sausage, pesto, and white wine. Cook and stir until heated through.

  4. Mix in beans (with liquid if using 1 pint fresh grape tomatoes) and spinach, and cook until spinach is wilted. Stir in the tomatoes and cook until heated through.

  5. Toss with pasta, season with salt and pepper, and top with goat cheese to serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 468.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
754
Calories from Fat
341
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
37.9g
58%
Saturated Fat
13.9g
69%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
123mg
41%
Sodium
915mg
38%
Potassium
548mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
58.0g
19%
Dietary Fiber
7.9g
32%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
38.5g
Vitamin A 93% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 38% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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