Bucatini with Sausage & Kale :: 5 Ingredient Meals
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 lb bulk Italian sausage
  • 5 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 bunch kale, rough chopped
  • 1 lb bucatini {2 cups pasta water reserved!}
  • pecorino romano cheese
  • salt & pepper
  1. Cook the pasta to about 3 minutes shy of al dente according to the package directions. Reserve 2 cups of pasta water then drain the pasta. Drizzle with a smidgen of olive oil to prevent sticking.
  2. In a large saute pan, over medium heat, add in the olive oil and sausage. Using a wooden spoon break up the sausage into bite sized pieces
  3. Once the sausage is cooked most of the way through go ahead and add in the garlic. Once fragrant stir in the kale. Cook for about 10 minutes, until the kale is tender.
  4. Add in the pasta and pasta water. Toss to combine and simmer on low until the pasta is al dente and the pasta water is absorbed. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Sprinkle some grated pecorino cheese on top.
Recipe by LeMoine Family Kitchen at https://www.lemoinefamilykitchen.com/2015/08/bucatini-with-sausage-kale-5-ingredient-meals/