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Bow Tie Pasta with Spinach, Peppers, and Sausage

Bow Tie Pasta with Spinach, Peppers, and Sausage
Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Pasta
Serves: 4

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Ingredients
  • 6 ounces dried bow tie pasta
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces beef smoked sausage, sliced ½-inch thick on the diagonal
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, and sliced ½-inch thick
  • 1 large leek, green ends removed, split, washed, and sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. Cook the bow tie pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set aside. Reserve the pot used to cook the pasta.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil followed by the sausage and cook until browned and crispy, about 7 minutes.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the sausage to a plate and set aside. Add the bell pepper and leek and cook until the bell pepper just begins to become tender, about 4 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and spinach then season lightly with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the pasta to the pot that it was cooked in along with the sausage, spinach mixture, and Parmesan.
  6. Stir to combine, then serve. Bow Tie Pasta with Spinach, Peppers, and Sausage

 

Cajun Drumsticks with Sausage and Okra

Cajun Drumsticks with Sausage and Okra
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Meat & Chicken
Serves: 6

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Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 12 ounces smoked sausage, sliced ½-inch thick
  • 6 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 red onion, sliced into wedges
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 red bell pepper, stemmed and sliced ½-inch thick
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes in their juice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups frozen cut okra (from an 8-ounce package), thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the oil followed by the sausage and cook, stirring often, until well browned, about 7 minutes.
  3. Transfer the sausage to a 4-quart slow cooker. Season the drumsticks with salt and pepper and add to the skillet used to cook the sausage.
  4. Brown the drumsticks well on all sides, cooking about 5 minutes per side, then transfer to the slow cooker along with the onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper, tomatoes and juice, chicken broth, cayenne, okra, salt, and pepper.
  5. Set the slow cooker to high and cook for 4-5 hours.
  6. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.Cajun Drumsticks with Sausage and Okra