Sausage and Bean Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Sausage and Bean Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Sausage and Bean Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by timsantacruz

Makes 8 servings



Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis

Recipe Ingredients for Sausage and Bean Pasta

8 oz shell pasta
8 oz turkey sausage
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion
8 oz cannellini beans
8 oz prosciutto
2 tbsp oregano leaves
1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Sausage and Bean Pasta

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.

  2. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Drain pasta reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid.

  4. In a large, heavy skillet warm the olive oil over medium-high heat.

  5. Add the sausage and onions, using a wooden spoon break up the sausage into bite-sized pieces as it browns.

  6. In a separate skillet, cook the chopped prosciutto under high heat until crispy, set aside.

  7. Continue cooking until the sausage is golden and the onions are tender.

  8. Add the beans and oregano cook for 2 more minutes.

  9. Add the cup of pasta cooking liquid and stir, scrapping up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan.

  10. Add the mascarpone cheese and stir until it dissolved into a light sauce.

  11. Add the salt, pepper, and hot pasta.

  12. Stir until coated and serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 148.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
379
Calories from Fat
144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.0g
25%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
68mg
23%
Sodium
872mg
36%
Potassium
671mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
35.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7.8g
31%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
23.4g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 10% Iron 26%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
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