Sausage and Spinach Pasta Recipe

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


Submitted by sheriglass

Makes 12 servings



Yummy on a cold day! Drain the sausage well after cooking to keep the calories and cholesterol down.

Recipe Ingredients for Sausage and Spinach Pasta

3 1/2 c whole wheat flour
1 c eggbeaters
1 tsp salt
10 oz chopped spinach
1 tbsp olive oil
16 oz sausage, hot
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 Fresh ground pepper
1/2 c Parmesan, freshly grated

Recipe Directions for Sausage and Spinach Pasta

  1. Using first 3 ingredients, make pasta per pasta machine recipe, or use ready-made whole grain pasta.

  2. Cook the pasta halfway in boiling water and salt. Add spinach and boil another 5-6 minutes. If using fresh pasta, cook the pasta and spinach together for 2 minutes total or until pasta is al dente.

  3. At the same time, brown the sausage and garlic in olive oil. Drain well.

  4. When pasta and spinach are done, drain and reserve about 1/2 c of the water.

  5. Mix the sausage with the pasta and spinach. Add as much water as you need to coat the ingredients without puddling in the pan.

  6. Add pepper and salt to taste. Stir in cheese and serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Pork, Main Dish, Italian, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 123.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
289
Calories from Fat
123
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.7g
21%
Saturated Fat
4.3g
21%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
598mg
25%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
26.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
16.3g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 8% Iron 12%
* 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 vitamin A
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