Pasta Florentine

pasta florentineThis is so healthy and delicious with the taste of sausage!  It’s really good paired with THRIVE Cheese Bread.





Pasta Florentine
Recipe type: Entree
Author: Chef Todd Leonard – shelf reliance
Prep time: 15 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Serves: 4
Healthy and delicious pasta dish with lots of vegetables!
  • 2 c thrive egg noodle pasta
  • 1⁄2 c thrive sausage crumbles
  • 1 c thrive zucchini
  • 1⁄2 c thrive mushroom pieces
  • 1 c thrive red bell peppers
  • 1⁄4 c thrive chopped onion
  • 1⁄2 c thrive tomato dices
  • 1⁄4 c thrive chopped spinach
  • 1 t garlic, minced
  • 2 1⁄2 c broth made from thrive chicken bouillon
  • 2 tbsp parsley, basil, chives (equal parts)
  • 1⁄2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  1. Precook noodles until almost tender in salted water.
  2. In a large sauté pan, bring sausage, zucchini, mushrooms, red peppers, onions, garlic, and bouillon and to a simmer;
  3. reduce the liquid by half.
  4. Add noodles and seasoning to the pan and warm through.
  5. Fold in tomatoes, spinach, and herbs.
  6. Drizzle olive oil over top to serve.
  7. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  8. Note: It’s best to use fresh basil, parsley, and chives, but if using dry herbs you need ⅓ less as a general rule.




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