It’s the proper 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 fireplace and cross me a giant 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 effectively! It’s nonetheless a day at house…and one would suppose after nearly a yr of “keep at house” coronavirus days/nights/weekends, this present day wouldn’t section us…BUT we’re STILL excited– a DIFFERENT purpose to remain house!
And an incredible excuse to prepare dinner a wealthy yummy Pasta with Spicy Sausage and Tomato Cream Sauce.
Wanting on the forecast, “Luck” is what we want! Seems to be like a tricky week right here in Nashville, the place these kinds 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 often make a batch of Ricotta Meatballs, Do-it-yourself Gnocchi, and even Traditional Marinara, however at the moment I assumed I’d strive one thing easy and new. I had some spicy sausage frozen (leftover from my inventory the freezer run earlier this yr), and have been within the temper for a chunky, comforting tomato sauce.
I’ve been on a more healthy kick just lately, and it was time for a diversion!
I really like a recipe the place you might be prone to have all of the substances in your pantry. Truthfully, 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 Ok, vitamin A, and C of us! I added 6 ounces and as you realize, it withers all the way down to nothing….so use as a lot as you need. (Subsequent time I’ll use extra).
Due to the simplicity, this can be a nice recipe for a newbie prepare dinner. My niece and son, each dwelling off-campus this yr, have been cooking, and I believe I’ll counsel this…fairly cost-effective and might serve no less than six individuals…except you might be all guys…perhaps 4?!
The sauce may be made forward of time and reheated earlier than including pasta…or served on the aspect! If you happen to double the recipe, you’ll be able to serve 10 individuals no drawback and I promise rave evaluations!
Get pleasure from, keep secure, and keep heat on this Snow Day….and I promise to get again to wholesome pasta….however like Momma says indulgence is OK each now and again!:) And for extra happenings with Pastabilities, comply with us on Instagram @worldofpastabilities, or Fb @pastashoppeusa! Get pleasure from buddies!
14 oz bag of Good Luck Pasta (or one other brief form)
2 T. olive oil
1 lb. sizzling 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. purple 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
Contemporary Parmesan (for garnish)
Cook dinner pasta in keeping with bundle 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 way of and onions are mushy, roughly 5-8 minutes.
Add garlic, tomato paste Italian herb seasoning and purple 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!