Sausage and Kale Pasta (Vegetarian)

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Made with Soysage, this is an amalgamation of a couple of different recipes to make an easy, fast vegetarian main course. I use Lightlife Smart Sausages - Italian Style. Note, recipe does use butter and cheese so it is not vegan. Also, feel free to adjust spices to your liking.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions and put aside, keeping warm.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoons Oil and 1 tablespoons Butter in a large saute pan over medium high heat.
  3. Cook Sausage, moving frequently, until well browned.
  4. Remove Sausage from pan.
  5. Add 1 tablespoons Oil to pan.
  6. Saute Carrots, Green Pepper, Onion, Garlic, Italian Seasoning, Salt and Pepper for 5-8 minutes or until onion becomes semi-translucent.
  7. While veggies are cooking, slice Sausages into rounds.
  8. Add Sausage rounds for last minute of veggies.
  9. Add 2 tablespoons Butter.
  10. Add chopped Kale and saute for 2-3 minutes or until Kale takes on a nice deep green color (Do Not Cook Until Wilted!).
  11. Add Vegetable Broth and Sherry or White Wine.
  12. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  13. Remove lid, reduce heat to low.
  14. Add Pasta.
  15. Add Parmesan Cheese and stir until cheese is slightly melted.
  16. Serve while hot.