This pasta dish is destined to become a family favorite. Made with pantry ingredients and a cinch to pull together, there's something in here for everyone's tastes. Keep it in your rotation year round by substituting scallions for the ramps.

Penne with Sausage and Ramps

By Stonyfield

This pasta dish is destined to become a family favorite. Made with pantry ingredients and a cinch to pull together, there's something in here for everyone's tastes. Keep it in your rotation year round by substituting scallions for the ramps.

Ready In: 30 mins

Level: Easy


Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 15 mins

Yields: 6 Servings

    Ingredients

  • 12 oz penne pasta
  • 1/2 lb ramps (white root ends and leafy tops separated)
  • 3 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 oz sweet Italian turkey sausage
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/2 t red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt
  • 2 T bread crumbs

directions

Step 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add penne to water and cook for 11 minutes or until al dente; set aside 1/2 cup pasta water and drain.

Step 2

Trim root ends from ramps and rinse bulb ends under water, removing any loose skin. Separately, cut bulbs and leafy tops crosswise into 1/2-inch slices.

Step 3

Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Remove casings from sausage and crumble into pan. Add chopped bulbs to skillet with sausage and cook, stirring to break up sausage, for 3 minutes or until sausage are almost cooked through.

Step 4

Add leafy tops of ramps to skillet and stir in. Cook for 1 minute or until wilted and tender. Stir in salt and red pepper flakes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 5

Stir together reserved pasta water, yogurt and remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large serving bowl. Add pasta and sausage mixture to bowl and gently stir to combine. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and serve immediately.

make it with yogurt instead and SAVE $1.50!