Elbows on the Table

Elbows on the Table
Servings: 4 Start to Finish 15 mins


  • 1/2 pound elbow macaroni
  • 3/4 pound bulk sweet Italian sausage
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Make It

1. Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions.

2. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add sausage and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until well browned. Reduce heat to medium. Add garlic and cumin; cook 2 minutes. Stir in marinara sauce, water, and chickpeas. Reduce heat to low and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Drain pasta and transfer to large bowl. Toss with sausage mixture. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 665, Fat, total (g): 33, chol. (mg): 65, carb. (g): 67, pro. (g): 26, sodium (mg): 1365, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.