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Hot Italian Sausage and Tomato Pasta

Hot Italian Sausage and Tomato Pasta
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  1. Cook the fettuccine according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onion softens, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the sausage and cook about 5 minutes, using a wooden spoon to crumble it.
  4. Add the tomatoes and cook until the skins burst, about 8 minutes. Stir in the vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add the cooked fettuccine, basil, and arugula and toss gently to combine. Serve in bowls and top with the Parmesan.
By June, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 783Calories From Fat 36%
  • Calcium 122mg
  • Carbohydrate 94g
  • Cholesterol 43mg
  • Fat 32g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Protein 31mg
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Sodium 1107mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Cannellini Beans
Vegetarians can omit the sausage, instead adding one 15-ounce can rinsed cannellini beans to the pasta and greens.

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