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Polish Sausage Zucchini & Rigatoni

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  Rigatoni/Elbow macaroni 3 Ounce
  Red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Polish sausage 12 Ounce, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (Kielbasa)
  Red onion 1 Medium, thinly sliced
  Zucchini 8 Ounce, thinly sliced
  Watercress 6 Ounce, washed and crisped

In a wide frying pan, cook rigatoni in 1 inch boiling water just until tender to bite (10 to 15 minutes; or time according to package directions).
Drain well and set aside.
While pasta is cooking, in a small bowl, stir together vinegar, mustard, and basil; set aside.
Rinse and dry pan; add sausage slices and stir over medium-high heat for 1 minute.
Add onion and stir until softened (about 3 minutes).
Add cooked pasta and vinegar mixture; stir until heated through (1 to 2 minutes).
Stir in zucchini and cook just until tender-crisp to bite (about 3 minutes).
Garnish in pan with bouquet of watercress.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1545 Calories from Fat 916

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g156.1%

Saturated Fat 35.4 g176.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 238.1 mg79.4%

Sodium 3076.9 mg128.2%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g34.1%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 67 g134.3%

Vitamin A 117.6% Vitamin C 200.4%

Calcium 29.8% Iron 43%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Polish Sausage Zucchini & Rigatoni Recipe