Swiss chard, Italian sausage, and white bean pasta

Based on 14 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
50
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
400 g Swiss chard
300 g Italian sausages
250 g canned white beans (drained)
500 g paccheri
2 sprigs rosemary
shallots
100 ml white wine
2 tbsp butter
250 ml pasta water
100 g Parmesan cheese (grated)
salt
pepper
olive oil (for frying)
Parmesan cheese (grated, for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • bowl
  • frying pan (large)
  • cooking spoon
  • pot (large)
  • bowl (small)
  • sieve

Nutrition per serving

Cal
961
Protein
46 g
Fat
33 g
Carb
114 g
  • Step 1/5

    Trim Swiss chard, separate the leaves from the stems, and rinse well. Slice the stems and leaves into strips, then place in a separate bowl. Remove Italian sausage meat from casings.
    • 400 g Swiss chard
    • 300 g Italian sausages
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • bowl

    Trim Swiss chard, separate the leaves from the stems, and rinse well. Slice the stems and leaves into strips, then place in a separate bowl. Remove Italian sausage meat from casings.

  • Step 2/5

    Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add rosemary sprigs and fry approx. 1 min or until fragrant. Add Italian sausage and fry until lightly browned. Remove and set aside. Add Swiss chard stems to the frying pan and season with salt and pepper. Sauté over medium heat until soft and beginning to brown, approx. 5 min. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to package instructions.
    • 2 sprigs rosemary
    • 500 g paccheri
    • salt
    • pepper
    • olive oil (for frying)
    • frying pan (large)
    • cooking spoon
    • pot (large)

    Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add rosemary sprigs and fry approx. 1 min or until fragrant. Add Italian sausage and fry until lightly browned. Remove and set aside. Add Swiss chard stems to the frying pan and season with salt and pepper. Sauté over medium heat until soft and beginning to brown, approx. 5 min. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to package instructions.

  • Step 3/5

    Mash half the white beans with a fork. Add shallots to the frying pan, toss well, and fry for approx. 2 min. Deglaze with white wine, then add butter, mashed white beans, cooked Italian sausage, and stir to combine.
    • 150 g canned white beans
    • shallots
    • 100 ml white wine
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • bowl (small)

    Mash half the white beans with a fork. Add shallots to the frying pan, toss well, and fry for approx. 2 min. Deglaze with white wine, then add butter, mashed white beans, cooked Italian sausage, and stir to combine.

  • Step 4/5

    Reserve plenty of pasta water before draining it. Pour some pasta water into the frying pan to form a sauce. Add remaining white beans and let simmer briefly to thicken. Add Swiss chard leaves and cook until tender, then add the pasta and toss until well combined.
    • 250 ml pasta water
    • 150 g canned white beans
    • sieve

    Reserve plenty of pasta water before draining it. Pour some pasta water into the frying pan to form a sauce. Add remaining white beans and let simmer briefly to thicken. Add Swiss chard leaves and cook until tender, then add the pasta and toss until well combined.

  • Step 5/5

    Add grated Parmesan and toss well. Serve with fried rosemary and extra Parmesan cheese on top. Enjoy!
    • 100 g Parmesan cheese (grated)
    • Parmesan cheese (grated, for serving)

    Add grated Parmesan and toss well. Serve with fried rosemary and extra Parmesan cheese on top. Enjoy!