This is a hearty dish that packs a ton of savory flavor. It is sure to become a filling favorite in the cooler weather months!
things you'll need.
1 Lb Orecchiette pasta
1 Lb Spicy Italian sausage
1 Lb Swiss chard rough chopped with stems (1/4" wide)
1 cup Cooked Cannellini beans (drained and rinsed)
8 oz Pasta water
1/2 cup Chopped parsley
1 tablespoon Lemon zest
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons Butter
1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
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ingredients 1 Lb Orecchiette pasta
instructions Bring 5 quarts of water to a boil with 3 tablespoons of kosher salt. Cook the pasta until very al dente, about 8 minutes. Remove the pasta to a bowl with a slotted spoon and set it aside. Do not rinse the pasta. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water before discarding.
ingredients 1 Lb Spicy Italian sausage 1 Lb Swiss chard rough chopped with stems (1/4" wide) 8 oz Pasta water 1 cup Cooked Cannellini beans (drained and rinsed)
instructions Heat a large Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add the sausage and brown. Add the Swiss chard and cook down for 2 minutes. Add the reserved pasta water and simmer for 1 minute. Add the beans and pasta and simmer until pasta is done, about 2 more minutes.
ingredients 2 tablespoons Lemon juice 1 tablespoon Lemon zest 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup Chopped parsley 2 tablespoons Butter 1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
instructions Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the lemon juice and zest, cheese, parsley, butter, and extra virgin olive oil and it is ready to serve.