Apple-Walnut Pasta with Chicken Sausage


Experiment with different types of chicken sausage to add a bit of variety, including flavors of jalapeno to add a little spice.

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Yield1 Serving
Total Time (mins)
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Fusilli
  • 1/2 tsp Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Dry white cooking wine
  • 1 slice Onion
  • 1/2 link Al fresco sweet apple chicken sausage - sliced
  • 1/4 Medium apple - diced
  • 3/4 tsp Walnuts - crushed, toasted if you want
  • 1 cup Baby spinach leaves
Calories 347
Total Fat 10g
Carbohydrates 35g
Fiber 4g
Protein 23g


  1. Cook Zone pasta as directed. Drain.
  2. Reserve 1/2 cup of liquid and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil and wine in nonstick skillet.
  4. Sauté onion until translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add cut sausage and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in diced apples, walnuts, spinach and reserved pasta.
  7. dd some of the reserved water if needed.
  8. Cook for an additional 2 minutes until all ingredients are warm and spinach is wilted.