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Pasta with Wild Garlic Mustard Greens and Sweet Sausage



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    Recipe Featured on Taste of Today on Sunday, April 11, 2010

    1 lb.  Dry Pasta-any favorite shape
    1 gallon  Salted Water for boiling pasta
    4 tbsp.  Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1 lb.  Sweet or Hot Italian Sausage-removed from casing, ¾” pieces
    1 cup  Onions-sliced thinly
    Garlic Cloves-sliced thinly
    4 cups  Wild Garlic Mustard Greens-leaves only, can sub other greens
    1 cup  Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
    Salt and Black Pepper to Taste

    • Bring the salted water to a boil and add the pasta. Cook stirring until your desired tenderness.
    • While pasta is boiling, heat a saute pan on high heat. Add the olive oil and sausage.
    • Cook stirring until the sausage is cooked.
    • Remove the sausage with a slotted spoon and in the same pan, add the onions and garlic.
    • Cook for about 2 minutes or until softened.
    • Add the garlic mustard greens, cook just until wilted. Return the sausage to the pan and add the cooked, drained pasta.
    • Stir in the Parmesan cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper.