Simple Sausage Pasta Toss Recipe
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Simple Sausage Pasta Toss Recipe

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This filling pasta dish is ideal for busy nights when you need a good, quick meal with a healthy touch. Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked multigrain spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained

Nutritional Facts

1-2/3 cups equals 340 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 689 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, toast bread crumbs in oil over medium heat; remove from the heat and set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in tomatoes and olives. Cook and stir until heated through. Drain pasta; add to skillet. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Simple Sausage Pasta Toss in Healthy Cooking October/November 2009, p31

Nutritional Facts

1-2/3 cups equals 340 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 689 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2009

We loved this! I added a small amount of red pepper flakes and left out the crumb topping; we just topped our own servings with a small amount of parmesan cheese instead. Very good and we'll be having this again!

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2009

 Looks good. Thanks

Brenda

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2009

Loved the freshness of this pasta..I added drained chopped spinach and it was a lovely dinner we had.Thanks for the recipe.

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