Sausage and Sauerkraut Pasta Skillet
Here's a satisfying main dish that is quick and easy to prepare. The combination of ingredients is both eye-appealing and delicious. A great choice for the busy cook.
A Family-Favorites Recipe.
8 ounces farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
1 (16-ounce) package kielbasa sausage, diagonally cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
1 medium onion, halved and cut into thin slices
4 tablespoons butter or margarine - divided use
2 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed
1 (16-ounce) package refrigerated sauerkraut, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley (optional)
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Cook pasta according to package directions, preferably al dente (firm to the bite); drain and set aside.
- Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet over medium heat add the sausage and onion and cook until sausage is nicely browned and onion is tender. Drain excess fat.
- Stir in brown sugar and cook for a few seconds until sugar has melted.
- Stir in sauerkraut, pasta, remaining 2 tablespoons butter, parsley (if using) and pepper, gently tossing to distribute ingredients evenly; continue to cook just until heated thoroughly.
- Serve immediately.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): 364.0 calories; 53% calories from fat; 21.7g total fat; 53.3mg cholesterol; 829.9mg sodium; 336.8mg potassium; 29.8g carbohydrates; 2.3g fiber; 5.0g sugar; 27.5g net carbs; 11.9g protein.