Lamb Sausage Pasta

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
package (1 lb) rigatoni pasta
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
lb fresh lamb sausage
1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato basil pasta sauce
1/4
cup shaved Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup torn fresh basil leaves

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat stockpot of salted water to boiling. Add pasta; cook as directed on package.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add sausage; cook about 10 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and no longer pink (160°F). Remove sausage from skillet to plate.
  • 3 In same skillet, heat pasta sauce to a simmer, scraping bottom of skillet to lift brown pieces leftover from cooking sausage.
  • 4 Add 1/4 cup pasta water and the drained cooked pasta; toss. Cook 1 minute. Transfer to large serving platter. Top with sausage, cheese and basil.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Substitute pork or chicken sausage for the lamb sausage.

Fresh lamb sausage can usually be purchased from butcher shops or grocery stores with an in-house meat department.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
872.7
% Daily Value
Total Fat
33.6g
52%
Saturated Fat
13.3g
66%
Cholesterol
87.6mg
29%
Sodium
928.9mg
39%
Total Carbohydrate
99.6g
33%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
8.9g
Protein
36.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0.90%
1%
Calcium
13.10%
13%
Iron
24.60%
25%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.