Penne With Collards,sausage, and Mushrooms

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Adapted from Southern Living. The type of sausage you need is the kind that comes in a long link that you can slice into thin rounds. You may use any flavor of smoked sausage you like - you may even use a chicken or turkey sausage if you prefer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions and plan to have it cooked& ready to go by the end of the cooking process.
  2. Brown sausage slices in a large deep pot until browned on each side; remove sausage slices from the pan and drain off any fat.
  3. Add oil to the same pot, heat over medium briefly, then add garlic and mushrooms, stirring constantly until mushrooms are tender (be careful not to burn the garlic)- this will take only a few minutes.
  4. Return the sausage slices to the pan along with collards, Italian seasoning, and tomatoes with their juices.
  5. Cook, stirring as needed, for about 10 minutes.
  6. Add the cooked pasta and toss well.
  7. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese sprinkled over each serving to taste.


Most Helpful

Great Idea, I added 1/4 cup of brown sugar, to offset the spiciness for my 3yrd old. My first experience with collard greens, and it was a hit!

SoCalTine October 07, 2008

We used fresh collards. My DH said it was one of my best meals, which means the recipe was perfect and easy to follow!

SoCalGal December 21, 2006

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