penne-w-sausage-and-greens
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Nutrition Facts
Penne, Italian Sausage & Kale
Amount per Serving
Calories
491
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
31
g
48
%
Saturated Fat
 
11
g
69
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
67
mg
22
%
Sodium
 
714
mg
31
%
Potassium
 
640
mg
18
%
Carbohydrates
 
37
g
12
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
20
g
40
%
Vitamin A
 
6812
IU
136
%
Vitamin C
 
86
mg
104
%
Calcium
 
140
mg
14
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Penne, Italian Sausage & Kale

Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound whole grain penne pasta dry
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound spicy Italian ground sausage
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 3/4 cup water divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cups fresh baby kale chopped thin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  • Preheat a large sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add olive oil and sausage to pan and cook through, breaking sausage into small pieces.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Add kale, garlic and onions; cover and cook until kale is tender, about 12-15 minutes. Stir periodically.
  • Add cooked pasta, butter, lemon juice, basil, salt and pepper, mix well. Cover and cook on low for about 5 minutes.
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Category: pasta/grains, meat, entrees