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Kale & Sausage Penne W/ Lemon Cream Sauce


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Kale & Sausage Penne W/ Lemon Cream Sauce


14 cup olive oil

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 tsp. crushed red chile flakes

1 lb. sweet Italian sausage, casing removed

1 bunch kale, stemmed and roughly chopped

12 cups half and half

13 cup grated Parmesan

Juice and zest of 1 lemon

Freshly grated nutmeg, to taste

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 lb. dried penne pasta


Heat oil in a 6-qt saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion and red chile flakes; cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add sausage, and cook, using a wooden spoon to break it up into small pieces until browned, 16 to 18 minutes. Add kale, season with salt and pepper, and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes. Add half and half and bring to a simmer; cook, stirring occasionally until reduced by a third, 7 to 8 minutes. Stir in Parmesan, juice and zest, nutmeg, and season with salt and pepper; set aside and keep warm.

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add penne and cook, stirring occasionally until al dente, 8 to 9 minutes. Drain, reserving 14 cup cooking water; add both pasta and water to reserved sauce and cook about 5 minutes more. Serve garnished with parsley.


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