Cavatelli with Sausage and Kale



10 oz. Hot Italian Sausage

10 oz. Cavatelli pasta

2 cloves garlic, minced

l bunch kale

2 tbsp. mascarpone cheese

1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes




  1. Bowl a medium pot of salt water. Wash and dry the kale and tear into small pieces
  2. In a large pan heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium high. Add the sausage until warm and browned.
  3. Add the pasta to the pot of boiling water. Cook, while occasionally stirring, for about 10 minutes. Leave about a 1/2 cup of water when draining.
  4. Add the torn kale to the pan. Cook on medium-high, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the chopped garlic and red pepper. Cook for a couple of more minutes. Add the browned sausage and 1/2 cup of water.
  5. To the pan of cooked kale and sausage, add the cooked pasta and half the reserved pasta cooking water. Cook on medium-high as you stir, for a couple minutes.
  6. Turn off the heat and stir in the mascarpone cheese. Before serving, season with salt and pepper and then add grated parmesan cheese.

Ferraro Items

Ferraro# 4000218- Italian hot sausage

Ferraro# 4100180- Cavatelli pasta

Ferraro# 2000015- Garlic minced

Ferraro# 0000014- Kale

Ferraro# 9802045- Mascarpone cheese

Ferraro# 0800096- Parmesan cheese, grated

Ferraro# 2000045- Red pepper flakes

Bon Appétit!