- Makes: 2 servings
- Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
- Start to Finish: 35 mins
Italian Sausage and Spinach with Pasta
ounces uncooked mild or hot Italian sausage links, cut into 1-inch pieces
medium yellow or green sweet pepper, cut into bite-sized strips
small sweet onion, cut into wedges
ounces dried multigrain, whole wheat, or regular spaghetti
teaspoon crushed red pepper
cup chicken broth
cups packaged fresh baby spinach
ounce Asiago cheese, shaved
Additional crushed red pepper (optional)
- In a 10-inch skillet cook sausages for 15 minutes or until no longer pink, turning occasionally. Add sweet peppers and onion to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes more or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
- Meanwhile, in a large pot cook spaghetti, with crushed red pepper added to water according to package directions. Drain pasta; return to pan.
- Add sausage mixture to spaghetti in pan. Stir in chicken broth. Add spinach; toss just until combined and spinach is slightly wilted. Sprinkle each serving with Asiago cheese and, if desired, additional crushed red pepper.
Nutrition Facts (Italian Sausage and Spinach with Pasta)
- Per serving:
- 466 kcal cal.,
- 24 g fat
- (9 g sat. fat,
- 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 10 g monounsatured fat),
- 59 mg chol.,
- 738 mg sodium,
- 40 g carb.,
- 5 g fiber,
- 4 g sugar,
- 21 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet