Monday, December 3, 2012


I devoured this for dinner and then the next day for lunch. It was delicious, quick, and suchhh a comfort food. And I love any dish with wine, my most favorite comfort food. Cause I'm a girl and all. Get it?? ahhahahahahahahhhahha. But back to the recipe....

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb hot or sweet Italian turkey or chicken sausage
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 cups dry white wine
  • 3 1/4 cups water
  • 8 oz (2 1/2 cups) penne, ziti, or rotini pasta
  • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, rinsed, dried, and chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup to 1 cup heavy cream or half-and-half
  • 6 oz fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat until just smoking. Add sausage, breaking it up with a spoon, and cook until lightly browned. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds).
  2. Stir in wine, water, pasta, tomatoes, and salt.  Increase heat to medium-high and stir often, until Penne is tender and liquid has thickened.  Stir in 3/4 cup of cream or half-and-half; increase the amount up to 1 cup if the dish needs a little thinning after you add the spinach in the next step.
  3. Stir in spinach, one handful at time, and cook until wilted. Remove from heat, add Parmesan and salt & pepper to taste. Enjoy! Recipe adapted from here.                                                            -Jerica-

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