Penne with arugula pesto, sausage, mushrooms and spinach

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That’s a mouthful!  But I couldn’t think of a title without mentioning (most of) the yummy ingredients.  This dish was so easy (30 minutes) and seriously good.  It’s one of those dishes that taste just as good the next day for lunch – which are always my favorites!

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Penne with arugula pesto, sausage, mushrooms and spinach
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A weeknight-friendly dinner with penne, Italian sausage, mushrooms, spinach and chopped tomato in a light garlic, Parmesan and pesto olive oil sauce.
Servings Prep Time
4 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 30 minutes
Penne with arugula pesto, sausage, mushrooms and spinach
Print Recipe
A weeknight-friendly dinner with penne, Italian sausage, mushrooms, spinach and chopped tomato in a light garlic, Parmesan and pesto olive oil sauce.
Servings Prep Time
4 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package ingredients, set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in pan over medium heat. Add onions, cook until translucent. Add sausage and break up pieces. Cook until sausage is browned (3-4 minutes).
  3. Add minced garlic, mushrooms and thyme and cook, stirring occassionally for 4-5 minutes. Add chopped tomato and spinach and cook for one more minute. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. In a separate pan, add 1/4 cup of olive oil over low-medium heat. Add smashed garlic cloves and pesto cook over low heat for a few minutes. Stir in parmesan cheese, season with salt and pepper. Add penne and toss in pan.
  5. Combine pesto penne with sausage mixture. Top with parmesan cheese.

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