Casarecce Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce

prep time
10 minutes
total time
40 minutes


  • 1 (16-oz.) pkg. Carando┬« Toscano Ground Sausage
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch Tuscan kale, stems removed and chopped
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 cups half & half
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1 (12-oz.) pkg. casarecce pasta, cooked according to package directions


1. Crumble and brown sausage over medium-high heat in large skillet. Add onion and garlic, saut├ę until onion is tender.
2. Add kale, lemon juice and lemon zest to skillet; stir-fry until kale is tender.
3. Slowly add half & half and cheese to skillet, stirring constantly until slightly thickened. Stir in capers.
4. Add pasta and toss to coat.

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