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Pasta with Spicy Sausage and Tomato Cream Sauce

Comfort food at its best…simple to make and delicious, especially on a cold winter night!  The fresh spinach adds some color and health!  Enjoy!

Ingredients

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14 oz bag of Good Luck Pasta (or another short shape)

2 T. olive oil

1 lb. hot Italian sausage (or any sausage of your choice)

1 medium onion, diced

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 T. tomato paste

1 T. Italian seasoning

½ t. red pepper flakes

1 cup chicken or vegetable broth

128 oz. can crushed tomatoes

46 oz. fresh baby spinach

½ cup heavy cream

1 t. kosher salt

½ t. black pepper

Fresh Parmesan (for garnish)

Instructions

Cook pasta according to package directions, rinse, and toss with some olive oil. Set aside.

In a large skillet, heat oil to medium heat and sauté onions and sausage until cooked through and onions are soft, approximately 5-8 minutes.

Add garlic, tomato paste Italian herb seasoning and red pepper flakes.  Stir for approximately 1 minute.

Stir in broth and crushed tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add spinach and combine until spinach has wilted.

Add cream and gently combine.  Add salt and pepper and adjust seasonings as needed.

Add pasta and gently toss.

Top with fresh Parmesan and serve!  Enjoy!