Pasta with Spinach and Sausage Recipe

Pasta with Spinach and Sausage

Rotini pasta tossed with spinach, sausage and tomatoes

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  • 1 pound dry rotini pasta, uncooked
  • 1 pound Italian pork sausage links, casings removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) or 1 can (28 oz) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pkg (6 oz each) fresh baby spinach

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Serving Size: 8 servings (1-1/2 cups each)
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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. 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. Add garlic and onion; cook 3 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring frequently. Stir in undrained tomatoes, vinegar and nutmeg; reduce heat to low. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add spinach. Remove from heat; stir 1 to 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.
Nutrition Information close
Amount per Serving
Calories 446  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 16 g 25%
Saturated fat 5 g 27%
Cholesterol 30 MG 10%
Sodium 743 MG 31%
Carbohydrate 56 g 19%
Dietary fiber 5 g 20%
Sugars 7 g
Protein 18 g
Vitamin A   43%
Vitamin C   32%
Calcium   7%
Iron   16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Ratings & Reviews
4 Reviews for Pasta with Spinach and Sausage
A family favorite! Super delicious and easy to make. I add mozzarella cheese.
Jan 25, 2012
My kids love spinach and rotini pasta, so this recipe was perfect for our family. We all enjoyed this meal and it was quick to make. We will definitely have this dinner again.
twisty noodle dish,
Nov 18, 2011
Easy, and kids like it. Not much prep. time
Nov 09, 2011
mmm...i love this dish, i do change it up a bit, we make our sauce a bit saucier, and i saute mushrooms in the sauce, and pour the hot mixture over bowtie pasta!! This has been a family fav for many years!!!
Nov 04, 2011

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