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Orecchiette with Sausage

Orecchiette pasta in cherry tomato sauce with zucchini, kale, and sausage.

Short history: Orecchiette is a small rounded pasta that comes from the Apulia region in Southern Italy. Typically, the dough is rolled and cut into cubes, which are then pressed and dragged with a knife, which gives them their curl. There is a similar type of pasta in China which is called 猫耳朵, or “cat’s ears.” The roasted vegetables in this dish provide heart-healthy fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and the fennel helps regulate blood pressure.

Reheating instructions: Warm in a pan over medium heat.

Customer Comments:

“The Orecchiette changed my mind about kale. I don’t know how it stayed crispy but it was perfect. The flavors of this pasta were incredible.” – Lori No. from Phoenix

“This was smooth, delicious and real comfort food.” – Pamela We. from Sun City West

“The orecchiette pasta is a perfect match for the zucchini and sausage, and the kale is a welcome sidekick!” – Rebecca Sp. from Phoenix

Macros

Calories 453

Fat 9g

Complex Carbs 72g

Protein 21g

Fiber 8g

Sodium 650mg

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