Pasta with Sausage and Kale – Kalyn’s Kitchen

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posted by Kalyn Denny on June 14, 2021

I used Palmini Pasta made with hearts of palm to make a low-carb model of this favourite recipe for Pasta with Sausage and Kale! And this publish has directions to make it with common pasta too, so use whichever you favor for this tasty pasta dish. 

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Years in the past I got here up with a recipe for Pasta with Sausage and Kale that was so good I declared it to be top-of-the-line issues I’d ever made with kale. However though it had numerous sausage and kale and never a lot pasta, it wasn’t going to work for anybody who’s following a low-carb weight loss program.

Then in January of this 12 months a reader named Danielle wrote to me a couple of new product referred to as Palmini Pasta and I used to be intrigued! I made a decision to check out the low-carb pasta on a recipe I knew I already preferred, and once we examined this recipe with Palmini Hearts of Palm Linguini, Kara and I completely cherished it! Since then I’ve made a number of different tasty recipes with this wonderful low-carb pasta, so keep tuned for extra recipes to come back!


Palmini Hearts of Palm Linguini in can

What’s Palmini Pasta?

Palmini Pasta (affiliate hyperlink) is a comparatively new kind of low-carb pasta constituted of hearts of palm. The pasta choices are Linguini, Angel Hair (which is definitely extra like skinny spaghetti), and Lasagna. The identical firm additionally makes low-carb rice and low-carb mashed potatoes from hearts of palm, which I’m wanting ahead to attempting. Kara and I’ve been having enjoyable experimenting with the Palmini pasta merchandise, and we actually like the flavour of them. (And for anybody who could be questioning, this firm hasn’t despatched me any merchandise or paid me to characteristic their merchandise.)

Why is that this recipe a great way to make use of Palmini Pasta?

One factor folks might have a difficulty with in regards to the Palmini Pasta is the value; positively it’s much more costly than common pasta. That’s why we’re engaged on growing some recipes like this one, the place there are numerous different substances within the dish to unfold out the pasta. This Pasta with Sausage and Kale makes six servings from one can of Palmini Linguini, which makes it much more reasonably priced.

What substances do you want for this recipe?

Palmini Pasta with Sausage and Kale process shots collage

The right way to make this recipe:

(Scroll down for full recipe with dietary info.)

  1. (IF MAKING WITH PALMINI PASTA) Drain the Palmini Pasta right into a colander positioned within the sink and rinse effectively with chilly water.
  2. (IF MAKING WITH REGULAR PASTA) Cook dinner pasta till barely al-dente, following package deal instructions. Save 1/2 cup pasta cooking water, then drain pasta.
  3. Warmth 1 T olive oil in a big heavy frying pan, squeeze sausage out of casings, and prepare dinner till sausage is properly browned, breaking up with a turner because it cooks. Take away sausage to a bowl.<
  4. Whereas the sausage is cooking, wash kale leaves and shake dry. Reduce out the interior ribs, then pile up a stack of leaves after which chop them, persevering with till you have got chopped all of the kale. (Sorry, missed taking images of the chopped kale.)
  5. In similar massive frying pan, put the three T olive oil, garlic, and sizzling pepper flakes and prepare dinner till you may barely begin to scent garlic.
  6. Then add chopped kale and prepare dinner 2-3 minutes, turning over a number of occasions, till kale is all wilted.
  7. Add hen broth, floor fennel, cooked sausage, and drained Palmini pasta to the kale and switch warmth to low. Let this simmer about 8 minutes, or till the Palmini Pasta appears tender whenever you check a chunk.
  8. (Should you’re utilizing common pasta, let the opposite substances prepare dinner a couple of minutes earlier than you add the pasta. Then gently combine the cooked pasta into the sausage/kale combination, and prepare dinner 4-5 minutes. Add as a lot pasta cooking water as you suppose you want for it to be moist.)
  9. Add the Parmesan cheese and serve pasta sizzling, with additional Parmesan cheese so as to add on the desk if desired.
  10. This may preserve effectively within the fridge for a number of days, irrespective of which kind of pasta you employ.

close-up photo of Pasta with Sausage and Kale with Palmini Pasta, in two serving bowls with parmesan

Extra Recipes with Sausage and Kale:

Prompt Pot Sausage and Kale Soup
Low-Carb Sausage and Kale Mock Lasagna Casserole 
Sausage, Kale, and Mozzarella Egg Bake

Substances

  • 19.5 ouncespackage sizzling turkey Italian sausage
  • 1 bunch kale (see notes)
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 3 T + 1 T olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. pink pepper flakes (roughly to style)
  • one 14.5 oz. can reduced-sodium hen broth (see notes)
  • 1 tsp. floor fennel
  • one 14 oz. can Palmini Hearts of Palm Linguini (or use 12 oz. Rotini Pasta to make with common pasta)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra for serving

Directions

  1. (IF MAKING WITH PALMINI PASTA) Drain the Palmini Pasta right into a colander positioned within the sink and rinse effectively with chilly water.
  2. (IF MAKING WITH REGULAR PASTA) Fill a medium-large pot half full with water, add a beneficiant quantity of salt, and produce the water to a boil. Add pasta, stir, decrease warmth, and prepare dinner till barely al-dente, following package deal instructions for cooking occasions. Save 1/2 cup pasta cooking water, then drain pasta.
  3. Warmth 1 T olive oil in a big heavy frying pan, squeeze sausage out of casings, and prepare dinner till sausage is properly browned, breaking up with a turner because it cooks. Take away sausage to a bowl.
  4. Whereas the sausage is cooking, wash kale leaves if wanted and shake dry (they don’t must be completely dry.) Reduce out the interior ribs in the event that they’re thick. Then pile up a stack of leaves after which chop them, persevering with till you have got chopped all of the kale.
  5. In similar massive frying pan as you cooked the sausage, put the three T olive oil, garlic, and sizzling pepper flakes. Flip warmth to medium-low and prepare dinner till you may barely begin to scent garlic. (Don’t let the garlic brown.)
  6. Then add the chopped kale.  Cook dinner kale and garlic 2-3 minutes, turning over a number of occasions, till the kale is all wilted.
  7. Add hen broth, floor fennel, cooked sausage, and drained Palmini pasta to the kale and switch warmth to low. Let this simmer about 8 minutes, or till the Palmini Pasta appears tender whenever you check a chunk.
  8. (Should you’re utilizing common pasta, let the opposite substances prepare dinner a couple of minutes earlier than you add the pasta. Then gently combine the cooked pasta into the sausage/kale combination, including as a lot pasta cooking water as you suppose you want for it to be moist sufficient.)
  9. Add the Parmesan cheese and serve pasta sizzling, with additional Parmesan cheese so as to add on the desk if desired.
  10. This may preserve very effectively within the fridge in a single day, irrespective of which kind of pasta you employ.

Notes

We used about 8 cups of chopped kale. You too can use child kale, which will not must be chopped.

Dietary info is for the dish made with Palmini Pasta.

Recipe initially created by Kalyn with Rotini Pasta. Up to date in 2021 to a model with Palmini Low-Carb Linguini.

Vitamin Info:

Yield:

6

Serving Measurement:

1
Quantity Per Serving: Energy: 280Complete Fats: 21gSaturated Fats: 4.6gTrans Fats: 0gUnsaturated Fats: 13.5gLdl cholesterol: 92mgSodium: 941mgCarbohydrates: 5.9gFiber: 1.8gSugar: .6gProtein: 26g

Vitamin info is robotically calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I’m utilizing. I’m not a nutritionist and can’t assure 100% accuracy, since many variables have an effect on these calculations.

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Low-Carb Eating regimen / Low-Glycemic Eating regimen / South Seashore Eating regimen Ideas: 
Pasta with Sausage and Kale with Palmini Pasta could be appropriate for any low-carb weight loss program plan, together with Keto. The Palmini Pasta needs to be effective for any part of the unique South Seashore Eating regimen, however even with turkey Italian Sausage, this recipe might be a bit excessive in fats for South Seashore.

Discover Extra Recipes Like This One:
Use Pasta Recipes for extra concepts like this one. Use the Eating regimen Kind Index to search out extra recipes appropriate for a selected consuming plan. You may also wish to Observe Kalyn’s Kitchen on Pinterest to see all the nice recipes I’m sharing there.

Historic Notes for this Recipe:
This recipe was first posted in 2011 utilizing Rotini Pasta. It was up to date in 2021 with a brand new low-carb model utilizing Palmini Pasta.

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