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Pasta Twists with Sausage & Cream

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  Rotelle pasta/Other pasta twists 8 Ounce (1 package)
  Boiling salted water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as required)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Mild italian sausage 1⁄2 Pound
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Following package directions, cook pasta in a large kettle of boiling salted water until al dente; drain thoroughly.
Meanwhile, in a wide frying pan over medium-low heat, melt butter.
Remove casings from sausage and crumble meat into pan; cook, stirring occasionally, until meat is lightly browned.
Increase heat to medium-high.
Add cream and wine and bring to a boil.
Boil gently, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens slightly and forms large, shiny bubbles (2 to 3 minutes).
Add hot drained pasta; then remove from heat and add the 1/4 cup cheese.
Toss until pasta is evenly coated.
Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg and serve immediately.
Pass additional cheese at the table to sprinkle over individual portions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2651 Calories from Fat 1490

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 167 g257.6%

Saturated Fat 95.3 g476.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 528.7 mg176.2%

Sodium 2028.1 mg84.5%

Total Carbohydrates 204 g68.1%

Dietary Fiber 16.5 g66.1%

Sugars 15.6 g

Protein 60 g120%

Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 0.13%

Calcium 49.7% Iron 25.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta Twists With Sausage & Cream Recipe