Hot Italian turkey sausage adds the right amount of spice to this hearty vegetable, bean, and pasta main dish. This recipe is ready to serve in less than 30 minutes.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large pot of salted water to boiling. Add pasta and cook 12 minutes. Clean, trim and chop escarole.

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  • While pasta cooks, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove sausage from its casing and crumble into pan. Cook 5 minutes, breaking apart with a spoon.

  • Drain pasta, reserving 1 cup pasta water. Keep warm. Increase heat under skillet to medium-high. Add escarole, garlic salt and pepper. Cook 3 minutes, until greens are wilted. Add beans and 1/2 cup of the pasta water (if necessary). Add drained pasta to the pan and toss to combine. Garnish with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

431 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 66mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 58g; insoluble fiber 10g; protein 31g; sodium 936mg.
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