Tuesday, February 27, 2018

pasta fagiolini and italian sausage

Pasta Fagiolini and Italian Sausage
{serves 4-5}

{pictured with bowtie pasta}

{photo credit Publix}

8 oz farfalle bow tie (or penne) pasta
1 lb mild Italian sausage, casing removed
3 green onions sliced
1 clove garlic minced
2 oz sun-dried tomato
1  8-oz green beans cook-in-bag
½ cup toasted slivered almonds
1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend (mozzarella/provolone)
1/3 cup Marzetti Simply Dressed Vinaigrette lemon dressing

Cook green beans in bag following microwave instructions.  Let stand 5 minutes to cool. Cut beans into bite-size pieces.
Bring water to boil for pasta. Cook pasta following package instructions.
Preheat large, nonstick sauté pan on medium-high. Cook sausage 6–8 minute. Drain and transfer to large serving bowl.
In same pan sauté onion, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes for 5 minutes.
Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water
To sausage in bowl add: pasta, pasta water, onion, garlic, tomatoes, cheese, almonds, and dressing.
Toss to coat and serve warm.

{adapted from a Publix Aprons recipe}


Betsy Brock said...

Yum. You had me at sun dried tomatoes. haha. I'd eat this right now for breakfast.

Creations By Cindy said...

YUM! I love pasta of any kind. Thanks for sharing. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Kris said...

Hello, hello, hello!!! I have not so much as opened my computer in months. Insta Gram has made posting pictures and events so fast and easy, that I have fallen away from blogging entirely. I miss seeing so many of my favorites, like yours. Today, I popped open the laptop, and was swept away in reading up on all of the fun I have missed. I hope you and yours are well. I will try to get a post up soon.
Happy Spring!
XO Kris