Pasta with Spinach and Smoked Sausage

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 208.1
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.3 mg
  • Sodium: 603.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1/4 lb. smoked turkey sausage
    1 large leek, sliced
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tsp olive oil
    2/3 C chicken broth
    1/2 of a large red pepper, chopped
    6 C torn fresh spinach
    8 oz. whole wheat pasta
    1/4 C fresh basil
    1/4 tsp black pepper


1. Cut the sausage lengthwise into quarters. Slice into 1/4-in. pieces. In a large skillet, cook leek, red pepper and garlic in hot oil until leek is tender. Stir in sausage and chicken broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Add spinach. Cook, stirring frequently until spinach is just wilted. Remove from heat.

2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return pasta to saucepan. Add spinach mixture, basil and black pepper. Toss to coat. Serve immediately. Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VALERIEHASH.

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  • This was good! But, I really mixed it up a bit--I served it with rice and added some diced tomatoes and a bit of red wine. Wow! Spectacular. I can't wait to try it on pasta. - 9/15/08

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