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Sausage-Spinach Pasta Supper

 Sausage-Spinach Pasta Supper
You won’t miss the marinara sauce once you taste this pasta dish flavored with chicken broth and Italian sausage. “It’s incredibly easy, and the ingredients create their own sauce,” notes Daphine Smith of Baytown, Texas. “My husband likes it so much that I make it once a week.”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 Italian sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 4 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta, broken in half
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook the sausage, onion and garlic in oil over
  • medium heat until sausage is browned; drain.
  • Add broth; bring to a boil. Add pasta; cook for 3 minutes, stirring
  • frequently. Gradually add spinach. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or
  • until pasta is tender and spinach is wilted. In a small bowl,
  • combine flour, pepper and cream until smooth; stir into pasta
  • mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/2 cups (prepared with turkey Italian sausage, reduced-sodium broth and 2% milk) equals 505 calories,

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Sausage-Spinach Pasta Supper (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 1,393 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 35 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.