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Nutrition Facts
Penne, Sausage & Greens
Amount per Serving
Calories
394
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
25
g
38
%
Saturated Fat
 
9
g
56
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
53
mg
18
%
Sodium
 
571
mg
25
%
Potassium
 
350
mg
10
%
Carbohydrates
 
28
g
9
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
14
g
28
%
Vitamin A
 
2931
IU
59
%
Vitamin C
 
13
mg
16
%
Calcium
 
51
mg
5
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Penne, Sausage & Greens

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ pound dry whole grain penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ pound spicy ground Italian sausage
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • ½ cup yellow onion chopped
  • ¾ cup water divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ 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 garlic and onions; cover and cook until onions are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir periodically.
  • Add cooked pasta, butter, lemon juice, spinach, salt and pepper, mix well. Cover and cook on low until spinach wilts, about 2 minutes.
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Category: pasta/grains, meat, entrees