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Quick and Easy Amaranth Greens and Sausage Pasta

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 6 oz spicy Italian sausage (diced) substitute with any kind of sausage
  • 4 cups amaranth leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon
  • parmesan cheese to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 4 oz linguine you can substittue with any pasta of your choice
  • 1/4 cup cooked pasta water


  1. Boil water for pasta while prepping ingredents. Once the water is boiling, put in the pasta and start on the steps below.

  2. Heat pan. Add olive oil and warm. Add garlic and saute for 20 seconds until fragrant

  3. Add sausage and cook until no longer pink

  4. Add amaranth leaves and saute for 1 minute

  5. Turn the heat to medium low and cover for 2 minutes

  6. Add cooked pasta directly into the pan. Add lemon.

  7. Add pasta water and parmesan to taste. Plate and serve immeiately.