Penne with Sausage and Kale Recipe

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Submitted by mbthompson42

Makes 8 servings



Whole wheat pasta with turkey italian sausage, kale and chickpeas.

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Sausage and Kale

1 lb turkey mild italian sausage
14 1/2 oz chickpeas, drained
4 cups kale, chopped, stems removed
3/4 cup chicken broth
2 tbs lemon juice
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tbs olive oil
1 medium onion, small dice
16 oz whole wheat penne, cooked per package directions
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Penne with Sausage and Kale

  1. Brown and crumble sausage in oil in large heavy skillet over medium high heat-drain any fat-put back into pan

  2. Add onion, chickpeas, & red pepper-let cook until onion is barely soft

  3. Deglaze pan with chicken broth-bring up to simmer

  4. Add kale gradually, working it in until it is all wilted in

  5. Add salt, pepper and lemon juice

  6. Let cook for about 10-15 minutes

  7. Add hot cooked pasta to pan-turn off heat

  8. Let pasta absorb some of liquid

  9. Serve immediately

Categories

Main Dish, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 240.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
513
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.2g
19%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Sodium
619mg
26%
Potassium
646mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
76.1g
25%
Dietary Fiber
15.9g
64%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
30.1g
Vitamin A 104% Vitamin C 75%
Calcium 12% Iron 42%
* 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
95% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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