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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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; protein 14.6g; carbohydrates 38g; dietary fiber 2.5g; sugars 1.9g; fat 6.4g; saturated fat 2.1g; cholesterol 23.9mg; vitamin a iu 1106.4IU; vitamin c 59.5mg; calcium 178mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 50.9mg; potassium 344.6mg; sodium 473.2mg.
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