This entire healthy pasta recipe cooks in one skillet, so there's only one pot to clean! Try it with any greens you have in the fridge, such as chard or spinach.

Joyce Hendley
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Fall 2019

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook, stirring, until no longer pink, 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

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  • Add bell pepper and onion to the pan; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in kale, garlic, crushed red pepper (if using), and the sausage; cook, stirring, until the kale is wilted, about 3 minutes.

  • Stir in water and pasta; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and cook until the pasta is tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

463 calories; protein 30g 60% DV; carbohydrates 46.3g 15% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 7.7g 31% DV; sugars 5.3g; fat 19.1g 29% DV; saturated fat 4.7g 23% DV; cholesterol 82.3mg 27% DV; vitamin a iu 6051.8IU 121% DV; vitamin c 127.2mg 212% DV; folate 115.7mcg 29% DV; calcium 137.3mg 14% DV; iron 4.2mg 23% DV; magnesium 94.6mg 34% DV; potassium 499.4mg 14% DV; sodium 531.1mg 21% DV.