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Spicy Shells with Sausage and Kale

A fresh serrano chili packs the heat in this chicken sausage and pasta number. Kale boosts nutrition, making this a fast one-dish dinner.

Serves 6
383 calories per serving


> 1 (16 oz) box medium shells
> 1 serrano chili
> 2 tbsp olive oil
> 3 links Nature's Promise® Mild Italian Chicken Sausage
> 1 tbsp minced garlic
> 4 cups packed chopped kale


Cook the shells according to package directions, reserving ½ cup cooking liquid.
Meanwhile, thinly slice the chili. In a wide, 6- to 7-qt pot, heat the oil on medium-high. Remove the sausages from their casings and add to pot. Cook 3 min., until browned, breaking up with back of spoon.
Add the garlic and chili. Cook 2 min., stirring constantly. Stir in the kale and cover. Cook 2 min., until kale wilts. Stir in the reserved cooking water, scraping up any browned bits. Add the shells and toss to combine. Season with salt to taste.

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