Linda from New Mexico – “I try to eat healthy, and the fact that BOULDER SAUSAGE makes its Italian Sausage with lean cuts of pork means I can eat a hearty meal without loading on the calories. When I want to splurge a little, I make this pasta dish with BOULDER SAUSAGE brand Italian Sausage.”
Italian Sausage with Ziti, Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes
4 links BOULDER SAUSAGE brand Italian Sausage
4 ounces uncooked ziti
½ teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
¼ teaspoon salt
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
6 tablespoons half-and-half
1 cup fresh spinach
1. Place sausage in skillet over medium high heat for 5-7 minutes or until sausage is evenly brown, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
2. Heat extra-virgin olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add cherry tomatoes, salt, crushed red pepper, and minced garlic to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in spinach and pasta; cook 1 minute or until spinach wilts, tossing occasionally.
Prep Time: 10 minutes – Cook Time: 25 minutes – Total Time: 35 minutes – Yield: Serves 4