Creamy Pasta Toss with Smoked Sausage

HILLSHIRE FARM
13Ingredients
50Minutes
170Calories

Description

Comfort food gets a flavorful upgrade with seared rope smoked sausage in this delicious meal.

Ingredients

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  • 1 package Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage (cut into ½" coins)
  • 8 ounces uncooked pappardelle pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 cloves garlic (thinly sliced)
  • 1 1/4 cups half and half
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (divided)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated prepared pesto
  • 1 1/3 cups basil (thinly sliced)
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    Directions

    1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta cooking water.
    2. Heat oil in a large high-sided skillet over medium-high. Add sausage and mushrooms and cook about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned. Remove to a plate; wipe pan clean, careful may be hot.
    3. Melt butter in pan over medium; add garlic and cook until garlic just begins to brown, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes. Add half-and-half and cream cheese; bring to a simmer, whisking constantly until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in 3/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper until smooth. Add pasta and sausage mixture; toss to coat. (Thin sauce with pasta water if necessary.) Serve in shallow bowls topped with pesto, basil, and remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
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    NutritionView More

    170Calories
    Sodium22% DV530mg
    Fat23% DV15g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs1% DV3g
    Calories170Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat15g23%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol35mg12%
    Sodium530mg22%
    Potassium
    Protein7g14%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber
    Sugars1g2%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C
    Calcium4%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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