Tuscan Pasta with Sausage

Tuscan Pasta with Sausage

Photo by ellen h.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    head escarole

  • 1

    pound Italian sausage (sweet or hot)

  • 1

    tbs extra virgin oil

  • 6-8

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    16oz can small white beans

  • ½

    cup chicken broth

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1

    cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1

    pound Rigatoni pasta, Freshly cooked

Directions

1.Cut escarole crosswise into one inch strips, place in colander, that is submerged in cold water and soak escarole for 5 minutes 2.While escarole is soaking, remove sausage meat from casings, add to large skillet with olive oil heated at medium high heat. Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly, breaking up sausage for about 5 minutes till cooked 3. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute till fragant 4.Lift colander from water, letting excess water drain off, add escarole to skillet and cook for about 3 minutes till escaroleis wilted, stirring occassionally 5.Drain and rinse beans, add to skillet with broth, reduce heat to medium , cover and cook for about 6 minutes, stirring once or twice until escarole is tender 6. Remove form heat, stir in cheese and toss with hot pasta Season with salt and pepper if desired


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