It’s the right day for this recipe. A day when Pasta with Spicy Sausage with Tomato Cream Sauce simply sounds good. Consolation meals at its greatest…simply plop me by the hearth and go me an enormous bowl!
Snow Day! Snow Day! I imply Ice Day! Ice Day! What’s it about Nashville…we at all times get the ice, and by no means the thick deep snow?! Oh nicely! It’s nonetheless a day at residence…and one would suppose after virtually a 12 months of “keep at residence” coronavirus days/nights/weekends, this present day wouldn’t part us…BUT we’re STILL excited– a DIFFERENT cause to remain residence!
And an amazing excuse to prepare dinner a wealthy yummy Pasta with Spicy Sausage and Tomato Cream Sauce.
Trying on the forecast, “Luck” is what we want! Seems to be like a troublesome week right here in Nashville, the place these kind of storms come as soon as a decade.
Valentine’s Day has simply handed and I’m already trying ahead to our subsequent vacation…so utilizing our Good Luck Pasta was simply nice timing!
On a snow day, I normally make a batch of Ricotta Meatballs, Selfmade Gnocchi, and even Traditional Marinara, however at this time I believed I’d attempt one thing easy and new. I had some spicy sausage frozen (leftover from my inventory the freezer run earlier this 12 months), and have been within the temper for a chunky, comforting tomato sauce.
I’ve been on a more healthy kick lately, and it was time for a diversion!
I like a recipe the place you’re more likely to have all of the components in your pantry. Actually, the one factor I wanted was the heavy cream…however all else was right here!
Now…I might have used my half and half, however why not deal with us to a full-on model of this recipe?!
And spinach. YES! Sneaking in a few of this veggie-packed with vitamin Okay, vitamin A, and C people! I added 6 ounces and as you recognize, it withers right down to nothing….so use as a lot as you need. (Subsequent time I’ll use extra).
Due to the simplicity, it is a nice recipe for a newbie prepare dinner. My niece and son, each residing off-campus this 12 months, have been cooking, and I believe I’ll recommend this…fairly cost-effective and may serve a minimum of six individuals…except you’re all guys…possibly 4?!
The sauce might be made forward of time and reheated earlier than including pasta…or served on the aspect! In case you double the recipe, you possibly can serve 10 individuals no downside and I promise rave critiques!
Get pleasure from, keep protected, and keep heat on this Snow Day….and I promise to get again to wholesome pasta….however like Momma says indulgence is OK each every so often!:) And for extra happenings with Pastabilities, comply with us on Instagram @worldofpastabilities, or Fb @pastashoppeusa! Get pleasure from pals!
14 oz bag of Good Luck Pasta (or one other quick form)
2 T. olive oil
1 lb. scorching Italian sausage (or any sausage of your alternative)
1 medium onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 T. tomato paste
1 T. Italian seasoning
½ t. pink pepper flakes
1 cup rooster or vegetable broth
1 – 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
4–6 oz. recent child spinach
½ cup heavy cream
1 t. kosher salt
½ t. black pepper
Recent Parmesan (for garnish)
Prepare dinner pasta in response to package deal instructions, rinse, and toss with some olive oil. Put aside.
In a big skillet, warmth oil to medium warmth and sauté onions and sausage till cooked by means of and onions are delicate, roughly 5-8 minutes.
Add garlic, tomato paste Italian herb seasoning and pink pepper flakes. Stir for about 1 minute.
Stir in broth and crushed tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add spinach and mix till spinach has wilted.
Add cream and gently mix. Add salt and pepper and alter seasonings as wanted.
Add pasta and gently toss.
High with recent Parmesan and serve! Get pleasure from!