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Sausage & Spinach Penne Recipe

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


Submitted by kristin_78

Makes 6 servings



high carb recipe for runners...... The recipe called for 8 c of brocoli rabe, but I couldn't find any at my store, so I substituted spinach.

Recipe Ingredients for Sausage & Spinach Penne

12 ounces chicken Italian sausage links
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/8 cup Kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
28 ounce crushed tomatoes
12 9/10 ounces penne
12 oz spinach, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Recipe Directions for Sausage & Spinach Penne

  1. Bring sausage, oil, and 1/4 cup water to simmer in a covered large pot over medium-high heat; cook until water evaporates.

  2. Uncover and fry sausage, turning until well browned. Remove sausage, cool slightly, and slice 1/2 -inch thick.

  3. Add olives, garlic, and pepper flakes to the empty pot. When garlic turns golden, stir in tomatoes and sausage. Simmer partially covered for 10 minutes. Add one quart of water to the sauce; bring to a boil.

  4. Add penne and cook partially covered for 10 minutes. Add broccoli rabe; cook, partially covered, until pasta and broccoli rabe are tender, about five more minutes. Serve, topped with feta. Serves seven.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 328.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
407
Calories from Fat
124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
799mg
33%
Potassium
443mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
47.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5.6g
22%
Sugars
8.2g
Protein
23.6g
Vitamin A 139% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 20% Iron 34%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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