Fusilli with Italian Sausage & Arugula : Diabetic Italian Recipe
Diabetic Italian Recipe : Fusilli with Italian Sausage & Arugula
What You Need
4 ounces whole-wheat pasta, such as shells or fusilli
4 ounces hot Italian turkey sausage, removed from casing
2 cloves garlic, chopped
4 cups arugula or baby spinach
1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup finely shredded Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
How To Do
1. Bring a large potofwaterto aboil.Cookpasta 8 to 10 minutes, or according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, cook sausage in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, breaking it into small pieces with a wooden spoon, until cooked through, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in garlic, arugula (or spinach) and tomatoes. Cook, stirring often, until the greens wilt and the tomatoes begin to break down, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; cover and keep warm.
3. Combine cheese, pepper and salt in a large bowl. Measure out 2 tablespoons of the cooking liquid; drain the pasta. Whisk the cooking liquid and oil into the cheese mixture; add the pasta and toss to combine. Serve the pasta topped with the sausage-arugula mixture.