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 finest…simply plop me by the fireplace and go me an enormous bowl!
Snow Day! Snow Day! I imply Ice Day! Ice Day! What’s it about Nashville…we all the time get the ice, and by no means the thick deep snow?! Oh effectively! It’s nonetheless a day at dwelling…and one would suppose after virtually a 12 months of “keep at dwelling” coronavirus days/nights/weekends, today wouldn’t section us…BUT we’re STILL excited– a DIFFERENT cause to remain dwelling!
And an incredible 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 like a tricky week right here in Nashville, the place a majority of these storms come as soon as a decade.
Valentine’s Day has simply handed and I’m already wanting 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, Do-it-yourself Gnocchi, and even Basic Marinara, however in the present day I believed I’d strive 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 not too long ago, and it was time for a diversion!
I 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 may 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 of us! 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 feel I’ll recommend this…fairly cost-effective and might serve at the least six folks…except you might be all guys…perhaps 4?!
The sauce could be made forward of time and reheated earlier than including pasta…or served on the aspect! In case you double the recipe, you’ll be able to serve 10 folks no drawback and I promise rave critiques!
Take pleasure in, 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 occasionally!:) And for extra happenings with Pastabilities, observe us on Instagram @worldofpastabilities, or Fb @pastashoppeusa! Take pleasure in pals!
14 oz bag of Good Luck Pasta (or one other brief 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
Contemporary Parmesan (for garnish)
Prepare 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 means of and onions are smooth, 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 modify seasonings as wanted.
Add pasta and gently toss.
Prime with recent Parmesan and serve! Take pleasure in!