LINGUINI w/ smashed peas, sausage, and Ricotta Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 560.2
  • Total Fat: 31.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 69.4 mg
  • Sodium: 572.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 22.5 g

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Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 lb. Linguini
    1 Cup Whole Ricotta
    1 bunch fresh basil leaves (chopped)
    1/4 cup fresh grated Pecorino Cheese
    1 teaspoon salt
    2 T. olive oil
    2 cloves garlic
    1 1/4 pound Italian Sausage
    2 cups frozen peas

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta till firm to the bite, stiring occationally, about 8-9 minutes, drain and reserve 2 cups of water.

Meanwhile in a deep skillet heat oil and garlic over medium-high heat and add the sausage breaking it up with a wooden spoon. When sausage has browned, about 5 minutes. Remove and set aside. Add the peas to the pan and using the back of a wooden spoon, smash the peas. Turn off heat. Add ricotta to the peas along with the cooked pasta and toss to coat, adding the pasta cooking water 1/4 cup at a time, if needed to keep the pasta moist. Return sausage to the pan, add the chopped basil and pecorino cheese. Toss gently and serve!

Serving Size: makes 8 servings

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