Not a meek or mild green, arugula is somewhat bitter with a peppery mustard flavor. If you don't care for arugula, substitute fresh spinach in this 25-minute pasta recipe.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Cut sausage lengthwise into quarters; cut into 1/4-inch pieces. Cook leek and garlic in a large skillet in hot olive oil until tender. Stir in the sausage pieces, chicken broth, and roasted red peppers. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Add arugula (or spinach) and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until greens are wilted. Remove from heat.

  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Toss the pasta with the sausage mixture, basil, Parmesan, and cracked black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

267.9 calories; protein 14.6g 29% DV; carbohydrates 38g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 1.9g; fat 6.4g 10% DV; saturated fat 2.1g 11% DV; cholesterol 23.9mg 8% DV; vitamin a iu 1106.4IU 22% DV; vitamin c 59.5mg 99% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium 178mg 18% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 50.9mg 18% DV; potassium 344.6mg 10% DV; sodium 473.2mg 19% DV.