26 April, 2014
Apple Chicken Sausage with Whole Wheat Penne PastaPosted in : Chicken, Indian, Pasta on by : Cook Plate Fork Tags: chicken sauce recipe, pasta and chicken sausage, whole wheat pasta recipe
This dish is a must have for a busy weeknight meal. It’s easy and fast to make. It’s a nutritious hearty dinner bursting with deliciously yummy flavor.
Whole wheat penne rigate pasta is tossed with apple chicken sausage, french string beans, sweet peppers, and the classic Alfredo sauce.
Apple Chicken Sausage with Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
12 0z. 100% whole wheat Penne pasta, cooked
1 package Al Fresco Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage
1 1/2 cups Alfredo sauce
3/4 cup sweet bell pepper strips, mixed colors
1/2 cup french stringed beans
1/4 cup butter
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 to 3/4 cup Asiago cheese, grated fresh
Heat a small sauce pan, medium-high. Add butter and melt, not allowing to scorch, next add cream and stir while pouring.
After the two are well incorporated, add grated cheese and mix in as it melts. Bring to a small rapid bowl, remove from heat and set aside.
Some Al Fresco brand sausages you can buy already cooked or uncooked.
Al Fresco is a preferred brand, as it is minimally processed and no preservatives added.
In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat. Let sausage crumble to small bits.
Add Alfredo sauce, cooked pasta and vegetables. Stir until all are mixed well together.
Plate and serve. Add some slices of an Italian Rustic Bread loaf with melted provolone cheese. A great addition to plated pasta.
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