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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine European
Servings (Default: 4)


Kale with Pasta
Kale with Pasta
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  1. Clean the kale by removing the leaves from the stems. Wash very well in plenty of cold water, shake dry.
  2. Heat salted water in a large pot when it is boiling, blanch the kale for 10 minutes, drain and rinse in ice water. Drain in a colander, then squeeze out well with your hands.
  3. Cook the penne in plenty of salted water according to the instructions on the packet until al dente, drain and drain.
  4. Cut the chilli pepper into thin rings. Peel the garlic and cut into thin slices. Also cut the sausages into slices.
  5. Heat a coated pan with the butter, fry the sausage a little on all sides, then add the chili rings and garlic slices and sauté. In the meantime, finely dice the onion and then sauté. Roughly pluck the kale and add to the pan with the sultanas. Deglaze with the chicken stock, bring to the boil and season with salt, pepper and freshly grated nutmeg. Stew for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  6. Mix in 1 tablespoon butter as well as the grated cheese. Roughly chop the almonds, fold the pasta into the kale and let it warm up again. Arrange everything on a deep platter or plates. Serve sprinkled with the chopped almonds and grated pecorino cheese.