Tassel Ridge® Fettuccine with Italian Sausage, Broccolini, and Grape Tomatoes
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- ¼ lb Italian sausage
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups cooked fettuccine reserve pasta water
- 1½ cups broccolini blanched and chilled
- 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
- ¼ cup shredded Parmesan
Heat oil in large skillet. Add sausage, crumbling as it cooks. Once cooked, add garlic, red pepper, and salt. Cook about 2 minutes. Add pasta, broccolini, and tomatoes. Cook until broccolini is warmed through, about 3 minutes. Add enough pasta water, about 1 cup, to make a thin sauce. Toss to coat. Split between two plates or pasta bowls. Top with Parmesan. Serve immediately. Serves 2.
Wine Recommendation— Iowa In the Dark
Iowa In the Dark is a light, dry, red wine with strawberry notes and toasty oak on the nose followed by hints of caramel on the finish. This wine is a blend of Marquette, St. Croix, and Frontenac grapes grown in our Mahaska County vineyards.