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Farfalle with Spicy Sausage, Squid, Tomatoes, and Onions

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  Olive oil 6 Teaspoon (For Rubbing, 2 Teaspoon Plus 4 Teaspoon)
  Plum tomatoes 10
  Red onion 1 Large, peeled and thinly sliced
  Red onion 1 Large, thinly sliced
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Turkey sausage 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Spicy turkey sausage 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Farfalle 1 Pound
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), peeled and finely chopped
  Fresh sage 2 Teaspoon, snipped
  Sage 2 Teaspoon, snipped
  Basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), snipped
  Fresh basil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), snipped
  Squid 1 Pound, sliced into 1/4-inch thick rounds
  Pepper To Taste

1. Heat the broiler.

2. Lightly rub the tomatoes with the olive oil, place them on a tray and broil them, turning them once or twice, until they are charred.
3. Then remove them, allow them to cool and when they are cool, slip off their skins and puree the tomatoes in a blender or food processor until they are smooth.
4. In a skillet heat the 2 teaspoons of olive oil over medium heat add the onion with a dash of salt, reduce the heat to low and saute the onion, stirring it often, until it is golden, approximately 20 minutes.
5. Then add the sugar, saute the onion 2 minutes longer and set the onion aside.
6. In a Dutch oven Heat the remaining 4 teaspoons of olive oil over high heat, add the sausage and sear it on all sides.
7. Reduce the heat and cook the sausage until it is done, approximately 5 minutes.
8. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil and add the pasta to the water.
9. Adding the garlic to the sausage saute the garlic, stirring it constantly, until it is fragrant.
10. Add the pureed tomatoes, bring the sauce to a simmer, cook the sauce adding the sage, basil and squid until the squid turns bright white, approximately 2 minutes and then season with the salt and pepper.
11. Drain the pasta, add it to the sauce and heat over low heat for 1 minute.
12. Among 6 individual plates divide the pasta and sauce.

13. To serve garnish each serving with the reserved caramelized onion.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 896 Calories from Fat 188

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.4%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 349.3 mg116.4%

Sodium 838.6 mg34.9%

Total Carbohydrates 115 g38.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.4%

Sugars 19.9 g

Protein 57 g113.4%

Vitamin A 30.2% Vitamin C 62%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 29.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Farfalle With Spicy Sausage, Squid, Tomatoes, And Onions Recipe