Kielbasa & Pasta Simmer

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This recipe was a big hit with our test audience, and we think you’ll love it too! Our LGCM Smoked Kielbasa sausage comes in 1/2 pound links that are perfect to cut into small pieces and work into different recipes.…

This recipe was a big hit with our test audience, and we think you’ll love it too! Our LGCM Smoked Kielbasa sausage comes in 1/2 pound links that are perfect to cut into small pieces and work into different recipes. This easy to make simmer recipe is a complete, flavorful meal that you can customize by adding your own favorite seasoning or sauce to the mix to add even more flavor. We love that this recipe has meat, vegetables, and carbs all packed in it for a complete meal with such little fuss. We hope you like it too!

Ingredients

Prep Time

10 min

Total Time

30 min

Yield

8 servings
  • 1 lb Leahy's Smoked Kielbasa Sausage ( cut into 1/2" pieces)
  • 1/2 lb Broccoli ( florets)
  • 1 Red Onion ( sliced)
  • 2 clove Garlic ( minced)
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 14.5 oz Diced Tomatoes ( undrained)
  • 1 Tbsp Basil ( chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Parsley ( chopped)
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 cups Spiral Pasta

Directions

  • 1

    Add the vegetable oil to a Dutch oven, and heat to medium high heat. Once hot, add the kielbasa, broccoli, red onion, and garlic, and cook for about 5 minutes until the broccoli and onion is softened.

  • 2

    Add the tomatoes (make sure you don’t drain them!), basil, parsley, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Cover and simmer on low for 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Once the mixture is warmed, uncover the dish, and stir in the cooked pasta. Mix thoroughly and serve warm. Enjoy!


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