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Pasta with Spinach and Sausage

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Pasta with Spinach and Sausage

Pasta with Spinach and Sausage

Rotini pasta tossed with spinach, sausage and tomatoes

Prep Time 20 minutes

Cook Time 30 minutes


8 servings (1-1/2 cups each)


4 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 can (14.5 oz ea) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinegar, Basil & Olive Oil, undrained
2 Tablespoon olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 Pound dry rotini pasta, uncooked
1 Tablespoon salt
1 Pound Italian pork sausage links, casings removed
3/8 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 pkg (6 oz ea) fresh baby spinach


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions in 5-6 quarts boiling water with 1 tablespoon salt. Meanwhile, cook sausage in large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes, or until no longer pink, breaking up clumps with back of spoon. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm. Wipe out skillet with paper towel.
  2. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat 1 minute. Add garlic and onion; cook 3 minutes, or until onion is tender, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes with their liquid and the nutmeg; reduce heat to low. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add spinach. Remove from heat; stir 1-2 minutes, or until leaves have just wilted.
  3. Drain pasta; place in large serving bowl. Add tomato sauce mixture and sausage; toss until well blended.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups
Vitamin A 2289.6 iu
Calories 456
Total Fat 18.3 g
Saturated Fat 5.3 g
Cholesterol 30.4 mg
Sodium 1790.6 mg
Carbohydrate 55.2 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 17.7 g
Sugars 7 g
Calcium 83.8 mg
Iron 3.5 mg
Vitamin C 11.6 mg

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