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    Orecchiette With Sausage and Greens

    Orecchiette With Sausage and Greens. Photo by Dona England

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    25 mins

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    Dona England's Note:

    Use a combination of greens - like Kale, mustard, chard or spinach, whatever looks good.

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    1. 1
      Bring a large pot of water to boil.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile remove sausge from it's casing. Heat a small amount of olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat and cook the sausage until browned and cooked through.Transfer cooked sausauge to a large bowl.
    3. 3
      In the same pan add a tablespoon of olive oil and turn heat to high. Once the oil is hot, add half the greens. Let the greens sit for a minute undisturbed.
    4. 4
      Season with a pinch of kosher salt and crushed red pepper flakes to taste. Add half the garlic.
    5. 5
      Bein to toss the greens around until they start wilting. Once wilted transfer to the large bowl.
    6. 6
      Repeat with the remaining greens and transfer the greens to the bowl.
    7. 7
      Don't wash the pan yet.
    8. 8
      Cook the pasta in salted water. Reserve a cup of the pasta water.
    9. 9
      In the same saute pan add half the reserved cooking liquid and add the 1 tablespoon of butter. Let simmer until reduced slightly.
    10. 10
      Add the pasta to the large bowl with the sausage and greens.
    11. 11
      Pour the cooking liquid-butter mixture over top.
    12. 12
      Add the cheese and stir with a large spoon.
    13. 13
      Add more cooking liquid if necessary.
    14. 14
      Dish out the pasta topping with pepper and more parmesan cheese.

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    Nutritional Facts for Orecchiette With Sausage and Greens

    Serving Size: 1 (455 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 955.7
    Calories from Fat 413
    Total Fat 45.9 g
    Saturated Fat 16.0 g
    Cholesterol 83.3 mg
    Sodium 1587.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 91.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
    Sugars 3.1 g
    Protein 41.5 g

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