Sausage Meat and Spinach Pasta

Sausage Meat and Spinach Pasta

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44 review(s) averaging 4.5. 89% would make again

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Great recipe. Spicy or not to your liking. Translated from french by myself

"This was one a friend pointed out, and I made it expecting it to be kinda bland. However, I found it surprisingly good, and *super* fast. I did add a half shake of both basil and parsley, and I smidgen of garlic powder, not enough of any of it to measure. I also finished the last 2 minutes of my noodles in the pan with the meat while there was still juice left from the bullion, all the flavors mixed quite well."

- Naeobi


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500 grams Italian sausage meat; (mild/spicy or mixed)
1 large spanish onion; halved and sliced
olive oil
1 1/2 cup Chicken bouillon
500 grams Pasta; (fusillis or pennes)
4 cups Baby spinach
4 tablespoons Parmesan or pecorino; shredded

Original recipe makes 4



Heat oil in a large skillet. Cook onion until slightly colored.

Add sausage meat breaking it up and cooking it until it changes color.

Pour in a cup of bouillon and reduce to combine the flavors.

In a large pot of salted water cook the pasta as per product instruction.

Drain pasta and toss with baby spinach, salt and pepper to taste.

Warm the rest of bouillon and add pasta to skillet.

Mix in the cheese and serve.

The spinach can be substituted with blanched rapinis


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Spinach and Sausage pasta made with tricolor fusilli pasta photo by fromcali fromcali

Bowtie pasta photo by Golizliz Golizliz

photo by PerPer01 PerPer01

Used my own canned chicken stock, as well as some white wine, lots of fresh garlic and spinach. photo by aphilbeck8 aphilbeck8

photo by bobbybender bobbybender

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Highly recommend draining of grease before adding bouillon. Otherwise, great recipe!
CoriEngelke 1 month ago
My family loved it...easy to make... will make again trying chicken next time!
Char221 1 month ago
This I found to be a very good recipe, although I also added some pepper jack cheese, thank you.
RevKenelm 4 months ago
Awesome! I used spicy Italian sausage and added a little minced garlic, red pepper flakes, ground peppercorn and a couple ripped fresh basil leaves to give it even more kick because I like spicy food. Honestly when I added the pasta to the spinach I thought they both looked rather dry and bland and that the dish might need something to coat and flavor the pasta, but when I tossed in the meat reduction, the natural oil from the sausage and the chicken stock coated and softened everything perfectly - no need to add anything :-) My 15 year old son woofed it down without hardly even chewing, which is how he eats anything he really lines- then THANKED me and told me it was 'really good' and after asking for SECONDS, proceeded to finish off the leftovers! Will def store this one under 'kid safe'
dionnemay 4 months ago
Super easy and delicious!
woberkel 4 months ago
I'll make this again for my family!!!
JennOzzy 5 months ago
Very good for change from chicken.
Porpo83 6 months ago
My picky eater (son) at two helpings. That...has never happened!
djakata 9 months ago
Wow, this was pretty good. Flavorful and a very good dish for a beginner to make. Less dishwashing than I thought afterwards.
cmiu 10 months ago
kstooksot 11 month ago
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