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Quick dinners are a necessity. Sausage with garlic Swiss chard over penne is a quick and simple recipe that can be put together in under 30 minutes.

Sweet Sausage with Garlic Swiss Chard

Jennifer Pullman
This recipe was developed one day when I was trying to put together a meal with just ingredients I had at home.  Sweet sausage pairs so well with garlic Swiss Chard.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 6 cups
Calories 388 kcal


  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage casing removed
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 bunch Swiss Chard about 6 stalks, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 3 -4 cups of cooked penne pasta


  • In a large saute pan cook sausage over medium high heat until fully cooked, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove sausage from pan and keep warm.
  • Turn down heat to medium.
  • Add garlic to saute pan and cook for about 1 -2 minutes until tender.
  • Next add in Swiss chard, cooking for 3-4 minutes until tender.
  • Add butter and melt.
  • Add wine, bring to a slow boil and let sauce cook for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add cooked pasta and toss to mix ingredients.
  • Sprinkle with shredded Parmesan cheese if desired.


Serving: 1cupCalories: 388kcalCarbohydrates: 26.3gProtein: 23.8gFat: 20.1gSaturated Fat: 6.7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 84.4mgSodium: 463.8mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 1.3gSugar: 0.3gVitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
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