Bridgette’s Pasta with Kale and Italian Sausage

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April 22, 2018      No Comments

Thanks Bridgette for this easy weeknight meal!

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Bridgette's Pasta with Kale and Italian Sausage

I got this from my friend's Facebook feed and I'm keeping it here because it only takes 30-35 minutes to make.  Perfect for a week night dinner rush!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 6 oz dry whole wheat pasta
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ medium yellow or orange bell pepper, chopped PREP AHEAD
  • ½ medium onion, chopped PREP AHEAD
  • 8 oz Italian-style turkey sausage, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 3 cups bunch kale, ribs removed, chopped PREP AHEAD
  • 1 Tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Heat large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add oil, bell pepper, and onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
  4. Add sausage and garlic, Season with salt and pepper if desired; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until sausage starts to brown.
  5. Add broth and kale; cook, stirring occasionally, adding additional broth or water as needed, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until kale is soft.
  6. Add pasta to sausage mixture.
  7. Top with cheese if desired.

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