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9.10.14

Andouille Sausage & Pappardelle #Weekend Bites

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Andouille Sausage & Pappardelle: simplelivingeating.com

This recipe is truly a mixture of Mediterranean flavors and elements. Andouille sausage is a favorite of the French and Spanish (quite popular in New Orleans) with Pimenton Picante (Hot Paprika) from Spain and a favorite Italian pasta Pappardelle. 


Andouille Sausage & Pappardelle: simplelivingeating.com

What keeps this dish from being a boring old Italian and sausage dish is the use of andouille sausage and Pimenton Picante. Look for both of these ingredients in the Spanish or International section of your grocery store. The meat company D'Artagnan carries Andouille sausage along with many other interesting meats that can add a little spice to your dinner table.


Andouille Sausage & Pappardelle: simplelivingeating.com


Andouille Sausage & Pappardella

by Diane Balch
simplelivingeating.com

Ingredients:

12 ounces of Andouille Sausage sliced (Fresh or dried) Fresh is best for this recipe.
32 ounces of Marinara Sauce
16 ounces of pappardelle pasta
1/2 teaspoon or more of Pimenton Picante
2 ounces of fresh basil leaves chopped
2 tablespoons or more of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
1 onion chopped
salt and pepper to taste


Directions:

1) Bring a large well salted sauce pan of water to boil.

2) While the pasta is boiling in a large skillet sauté the onions in EVOO.  If the sausage is fresh sauté it too or just heat through dried sausage.

3) Add basil, salt and pepper along with the pimenton picante stir for a minute, then add the marinara sauce and heat through, stirring regular.

4) When the pasta is cooked add it to the sauce. Check salt and pepper and serve with a large green salad.




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36 comments:

  1. Diane,
    Love the sausage and pappardelle. Thanks for hosting the party. I linked first this week. Yay!
    Annamaria

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  2. Hello cute lady! It is always a pleasure to stop and party with you. I hope you get a chance to swing by our party. We would love to have you! http://loulougirls.blogspot.com
    Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls

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  3. Thanks for the party Diane! I've been a bit MIA lately...

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  4. Thanks for the party Diane. Have a great weekend!!

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    1. Did I annoy you enough to get you to the party? I love your recipes and your pictures.

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  5. As always, your food looks wonderful! I wish I could come have dinner at your house sometimes.

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    1. Oh Adelina,
      I would love if we could hang out. I guess you live a little closer to NY now?

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  6. All these NOLA inspired recipes you have been making lately are fantastic, Diane. Any time I see andouille around I stock up.

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    1. Thanks Adriana,
      I have really been enjoying checking out new seasoning.

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  7. Hi Diane,
    Your Andouille Sausage dish looks fabulous, we would just love it. Thanks so much for the party and have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

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    1. Thanks Miz Helen,
      It is amazing what a new ingredient can do for your cooking.

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  8. Many thanks for hosting this fun link up. Hope you have a happy Friday!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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    1. You too Nastasha... haven't seen you in a while. Glad to have you back.

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  9. Your pasta is definitely a fusion dish! I love andouille so this is a dish I have to try. I'll be linking up tonight. Thanks for hosting!

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    1. Fusion mediterranean flavors (with a little cajun) just seems to work well... love how they work together. So good to see you MJ.

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  10. Andouille & pimenton will make it lively that's for sure. Thanks for hosting and I hope you have a lovely weekend.
    Sam

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    1. I love getting a lot of flavor with out having to over do fat. Good to see you Sam.

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  11. Thank you for featuring my Beef Pot Pie Hand Pies Diane. Thank you for hosting. Have a great weekend.

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    1. You are so welcome... I love your cooking ideas.

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  12. Diane,
    I love sausage and noodle anything! and this looks great! Thanks for hosting the party! I followed thru G+

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  13. Thank you for featuring my recipe!

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  14. Dear Diane, This looks and sounds delicious. A perfect combo of ingredients and flavors. Have a beautiful weekend ahead. Blessings dear, Catherine xo

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  15. Thanks so much for hosting! Have a great weekend! :)

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  16. Thanks so much for the party! So many delicious "weekend bites" Lynn

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  17. As you may have guessed, andouille is my favorite type of sausage. This looks delicious, Diane!
    Thanks for the party!

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  18. This looks like a really spicy and delicious dish, Diane. I like how you've served the sausage over pasta. Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul hop.

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  19. This looks so wonderful- can't wait to try it. Pinned for later. Started following on Google +.

    Erin
    http://theeveryday-mom.blogspot.com

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  20. Looks incredible! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  21. This is my kind of dinner! Thanks for linking up with What's Cookin' Wednesday!

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  22. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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