Pasta with Chicken Sausage

Pasta with Chicken Sausage

2 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 15 min

440 calories per serving 


Ingredients

150 g gluten free/wheat free penne, or other short pasta   2 cups
2 chicken sausages, gluten-free   150 g
6 cups baby spinach   100 g
1/2 onions, coarsely chopped   100 g
3/4 cup chicken broth   190 mL
1 tbsp olive oil   15 mL
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated   6 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Put a colander in the sink to drain the cooked pasta so that it will be ready when needed.

Method

  1. Coarsely chop the onion. Clean the baby spinach.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté 2-3 min with stirring.
  3. Remove the skin from the sausage, then add the meat to the pan. Break the meat up using a wooden spoon and cook 4-5 min until it looses its pink colour.
  4. To save time, the rest of the sauce preparation and the pasta cooking can be done at the same time. Cook the pasta.
  5. Pour the warm broth into the frying pan. Reduce 5 min until the broth is almost completely absorbed but the sauce is still moist.
  6. Pour the drained farfalle into the frying pan, then add the baby spinach. Add salt and pepper to taste, then sprinkle with grated Parmesan. Toss well and serve in the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (280g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

440

Fat

12 g

18 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

13 %

Cholesterol

45 mg

Sodium

630 mg

26 %

Carbohydrate

62 g

21 %

Fibre

4 g

15 %

Sugars

4 g

Protein

20 g

Vitamin A

70 %

Vitamin C

20 %

Calcium

15 %

Iron

25 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ½ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C
Good source of :
Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Pasta | Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Halal | High Iron | Italian

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