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Sausage, Pasta & Greens

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sausage, Pasta & Greens
Servings: 4
Calories: 540kcal


  • 10 ounce pasta, shapes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 14 ounce turkey sausage
  • 6 cup, chopped kale
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 cup grapes


  • Cook pasta to al dente as directed on package, cover and set aside, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid.
  • Chop onion and bell pepper; mince garlic. Heat oil in a large sauté pan; add vegetables, garlic, salt, and pepper and cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Remove casing on sausage and add to skillet. Cook 6-8 minutes until browned, stirring to break sausage into smaller bits as it cooks.
  • Add kale, cover and allow to wilt: 2-3 minutes. Uncover and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  • Add pasta to skillet along with 1/3 cup of reserved pasta water. Bring to boil. Add cheese and stir, adding more reserved water if needed. Cook for 1-2 minutes more.
  • Serve with grapes on the side.


Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 1143mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 17g