Penne with Spinach and Chicken Sausage

Penne with sautéed spinach and chicken sausage is a delicious and quick dinner.
Course Main Dish, Pasta Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword penne skillet, penne with spinach and chicken sausage
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 568kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 1/2 lb. uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 lb. chicken sausage links casings removed
  • 2 garlic clove minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 C fresh spinach loosely packed and torn
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 Roma tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 C almonds sliced and toasted
  • Parmesan cheese shredded


  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain
  • Remove sausage from casing and cook in skillet
  • Cook over medium heat until no longer pink; drain and set aside
  • In same skillet, saute garlic in oil for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the spinach and bouillon
  • Allow spinach to wilt slightly and then add in chopped tomatoes
  • Add sausage back into skillet and toss to combine
  • Add pasta with sauce
  • Top with the sliced almonds and shredded Parmesan over the entire dish


Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 1194mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3470IU | Vitamin C: 14.8mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2.9mg