Sausage Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta
4.5 from 2 votes

Sausage Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta

This sausage cherry tomato pasta is an easy, healthy delicious dish the whole family is sure to love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 375
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces pasta (I used Deleverde mezzi rigatoni)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces chicken sausage with feta and spinach (removed from casings and crumbled)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock
  • 6 ounces baby spinach
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  • Cook pasta in well salted water according to the package instructions.
  • While the water is coming to a boil and pasta is cooking, make the sauce:
  • In a large skillet heat 2 teaspoons olive oil.
  • Add the sausage, cook, breaking it up into small bits, until browned, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook, stirring frequently for 1 minutes. Add tomatoes and broth and cook, covered, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes, until the tomatoes have softened. Remove lid and continue to cook, for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add spinach a handgul at a time till wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Drain pasta. Add drained pasta to the sausage mixture. Toss to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve topped with crumbled feta cheese.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: generous 1-1/2 cups
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *10
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *11
Nutrition Facts
Sausage Cherry Tomato Spinach Pasta
Amount Per Serving (1 -1/2 cups)
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 26g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken sausage pasta