Go green and amp up your pasta sauce with spinach and basil. Chicken sausage makes this spaetzle recipe hearty enough for a meal.




  • In a food processor, process to combine eggs, milk, basil leaves, salt, black pepper, and nutmeg. Add spinach; pulse to combine. Add flour; process to combine. (Dough will be sticky.) Drop bits of dough into salted boiling water; cook until they rise to top. Remove to a colander; reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid. In a skillet heat butter and oil over medium-high. Add Italian chicken sausage; cook and stir until browned. Add spaetzle; cook and stir until browned (about 3 minutes). Stir in cooking liquid. Top with 1/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

466 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 5 g monounsaturated fat), 183 mg cholesterol, 953 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 26 g protein.


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