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Sausage Marinara Over Pasta Recipe
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Sausage Marinara Over Pasta Recipe

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"My husband and I enjoy pasta, so after I discovered low-fat Italian turkey sausage at the supermarket, I came up with this chunky sauce," says Shirley Meletes of Lehigh Acres, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound turkey Italian sausage links
  • 4 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup meat sauce with 2/3 cup cooked pasta) equals 372 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 1,106 mg sodium, 45 carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Place sausages in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat for 12-14 minutes or until browned, turning twice. Cool; slice sausages and set aside. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. In same skillet, saute mushrooms, onion, peppers and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in spaghetti sauce, basil, oregano, pepper and reserved sausage. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta. Serve sauce over pasta. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sausage Marinara Over Pasta in Taste of Home December/January 2004, p48

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup meat sauce with 2/3 cup cooked pasta) equals 372 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 1,106 mg sodium, 45 carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2010

"This is a great recipe for serving with guests. I use Italian sausage, grill it, and slice into thin coins. I can keep the sause warm in a crock pot for serving guests. This is my sons favoriet recipe"

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