Bird’s Nest Marinara


by: Moogie

If you want to impress, then this is the recipe. And the best part, it is super easy.


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serves: 6

1/2 pound mild Italian sausage

1 package Nidi capellini nest (store-bought dried capellini, shaped like little nest in the package)

1 jar 24-ounce marinara sauce

1 container fresh marinated mozzarella balls

Fresh shredded basil

Nutrition Facts
Bird’s Nest Marinara

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount per Serving

Calories: 631

  • Total Fat: 27 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 12 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 75.8 mg
  • Sodium: 666.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 65.7 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 5 g
  •     Sugars: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 29.2 g

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1.  Brown Italian sausage in skillet.

2.  Boil capellini nests according to directions. Meanwhile, combine sausage with marinara in saucepan; heat while boiling capellini. Once meat sauce is hot, spread onto flour plates to cover.

3.  Place cooked nest on top of sauce. Add one dollop of sauce into middle of each nest. Add one to three mozzarella balls into each nest.

4.  If desire, garnish with basil.

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