Italian Sausage Pasta with Chard Recipe

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Italian Sausage Pasta and Chard
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Delicious homemade marinara sauce, tastes better than supermarket, so easy to make and made with basic pantry ingredients

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 254 kcal
Author: rika agustini
Homemade Marinara Sauce
  • 1 can (28 oz) San Marzano tomatoes or Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 2 small Onions finely chopped
  • 2 garlic Cloves finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup White Wine
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Sprig Basil fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon Oregano dried
Italian Sausage Pasta and Chard
  • 3/4 pound Italian Chicken Sausage
  • 1 bunch Chard fresh
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 2 cloves Garlic fresh
  • 12-16 ounces Dry Pasta of your choice uncooked
Homemade Marinara Sauce
  1. In a large skillet or pot, heat the oil over medium heat

  2. Add onions and cook until tender for about 2 minutes

  3. Add garlic and cook for about 30 seconds-1 minute, do not let it brown

  4. Add the wine and cook for about 2 minutes

  5. Add tomatoes, basil and oregano, cook and simmer until thickened for about 15 minutes

  6. Remove from the heat and set aside

Italian Sausage Pasta and Chard
  1. Cook the pasta as the label directs (or about 11 minutes)

  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt generously and add chard. Blanch for about 2 minutes.

  3. Drain the chard and squeeze out excess water. Set aside.

  4. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  5. Add sausage, cook and keep stirring until browned for about 3 minutes.

  6. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.

  7. Stir in the pasta sauce and cook for about 2 minutes.

  8. Add the chard, cooked pasta to the skillet, mix together with the sauce and cook for another 3 minutes. 

  9. Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

italian sausage pasta recipe


Italian Sausage Pasta with Chard Recipe

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  • Reply
    Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle
    Dec 6, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    That sounds absolutely delicious. I love a good pasta dish for dinner,and this sounds like a great one. Thanks!

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    Jennifer L Johnson
    Dec 6, 2016 at 2:25 pm

    This looks so good!!! My family loves pasta dinners, always a huge hit and one the kids will eat.

  • Reply
    Dec 6, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    This looks so delicious! I can’t wait to try your recipe. My family would love this, for sure.

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    Wendy Polisi
    Dec 7, 2016 at 12:05 am

    Sounds so delicious and healthy.. I love to pasta and I will definitely try this recipe..

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    Angie's Angel Help (@angiesangelhelp)
    Dec 7, 2016 at 5:03 am

    This dinner looks and sounds so good. We love pasta dishes. I am going to try thins one at the end of the week,

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    Dec 7, 2016 at 8:48 am

    This looks amazing! I love anything with Italian Sausage and this pasta is a great addition. I will have to try this one out!

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    Dec 7, 2016 at 9:07 am

    This looks so good. I haven’t ever tried chard before but we love pasta in our house. I want to make pasta with Italian sausage some day.

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    Dec 7, 2016 at 10:47 am

    This looks amazing. I love all kinds of pasta dishes. I’m always looking for something new to try, so I’ll have to give yours a try.

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    Ann Bacciaglia
    Dec 7, 2016 at 11:20 am

    This is a recipe my family is going to love. I will have to get the ingredients I need to make this for dinner this week.

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    ♥Nancy♥ (@StyleDecor)
    Dec 7, 2016 at 12:52 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious! You even used my favorite chicken sausage. I’m not a vegetarian, but I only eat birds. lol I love that you added swiss chard too – another favorite! Awesome dish!

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    The Trophy WifeStyle
    Dec 7, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Omg this pasta looks absolutely delicious!!! I must give your recipe a try!!!

  • Reply
    Dec 7, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    This sounds beyond delicious!!! I need to try this ASAP, I love trying new pasta recipes out! Yum!

  • Reply
    Dec 7, 2016 at 3:38 pm

    This looks sooo good! What a simple recipe – I love chicken sausage!! I definitely need to try this!

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    The Cubicle Chick
    Dec 7, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    Now this dish looks good. I love italian pasta but I haven’t tasted chard. I will have to try it out to see how it tastes. ^yolonda

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    Rozilyn Cool
    Dec 7, 2016 at 6:03 pm

    Sounds so delicious, love the chicken sausage! Pasta meals are the best and this is good way to stray from the same old same old.

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    Dec 7, 2016 at 6:40 pm

    Any kind of recipe about pasta is my favorite. These looks so delicious.. I will try this recipe..

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    Annemarie LeBlanc
    Dec 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    Amazing dish! My family never says “no” to pasta. We love it and we’re willing to try new variations everytime. I’m saving your recipe. I am going to make this soon.

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    The Mad Mommy
    Dec 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    This looks so delicious! I love an awesome pasta dish! Italian sausage is my meat to put in a pasta dish.

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    wildish jess
    Dec 8, 2016 at 11:37 pm

    I don’t even eat pork and this looks amazing! I feel like I can smell it! lol

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