It’s been a while since I’ve done a recipe review!
Last night I had some delicious turkey sausage thawed out planning to make Skinnytaste’s Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats – which by the way are AMAZING!!! I made it a couple of weeks ago & couldn’t get enough. I actually hid the leftovers so I could take them to work for lunch the next day. Rich asked for more, but I said there was none.
Being I knew it was going to be a night where I needed something insanely quick & easy, not to mention I was craving pasta, I decided to search around & found this recipe on a weight loss support group I frequent on Facebook – well, actually the girl took a picture of the magazine & didn’t include the recipe itself. So I did a simple Google search & the recipe appeared on a blog called Dinner with Friends. Of course, as luck would have it I didn’t have fresh spinach on hand, but I did have chopped frozen. I also didn’t have any shallots, but surprisingly I did have green onions. Perfect – I’ll make it work & I did.
Lemony Linguine with Turkey Sausage & Spinach
(adapted from Dinner with Friends, originally from Weight Watchers)
1 box of Barilla Whole Grain Linguine
1/2 lb. of Turkey Sausage
10oz. Frozen Chopped Spinach
1/8th cup of Chopped Green Onions
1 – 2 Lemons
Boil water & cook pasta according to directions on the box.
While pasta is cooking, remove turkey sausage from casing & brown in skillet, breaking up with spatula.
Steam frozen spinach in microwave, drain & then add to sausage along with green onions. Continue to warm a couple of minutes.
Drain pasta & add to sausage/spinach mixture.
Squeeze one to two lemons according to taste. (I did closer to two!)
I also sprinkled a little bit of Pecorino Romano cheese when serving. There’s something about having pasta that we need to sprinkle some PRC on it!
The results – delish! Nice & light with the lemony flavors for summer! We’ll definitely make again!
Oh – and most importantly – it’s Toddler…errr….Batman approved!