Sausage Spinach Monesta

  • Yield: 4 servings


1pound Italian sausage (hot OR sweet)
1package Baby spinach washed
3tablespoons olive oil
2cloves garlic
1cup chicken broth
1/2pound ditalini pasta
1teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
1/4teaspoon salt and pepper


1.  Boil pasta in water according to directions.  Drain and set aside.

2. Remove sausage from its skin, break apart and saute in large fry pan with olive oil   and garlic until crumbled and brown.

3. Add bag of baby spinach and chicken broth, cover and simmer until the spinach wilts.

4. Add crushed red pepper, salt and pepper and stir well.

5. Add cooked pasta and stir.

6. Serve in bowls with some crusty Italian bread and butter.