Smoked Sausage with Penne and Veggies Recipe
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Smoked Sausage with Penne and Veggies Recipe

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“This simple dish was inspired by other pasta recipes in S&D. I didn’t have the ingredients on hand, so I raided the refrigerator and cupboards and came up with this perfect meal," writes Theresa Moore of Mancelona, Michigan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Smoked Sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) Italian stewed tomatoes
  • 2 to 3 small zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 cups (calculated without Parmesan cheese) equals 570 calories, 31 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 2,052 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in oil until crisp-tender.
  2. Add the sausage, tomatoes, zucchini, corn, water, salt, basil, garlic and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  3. Drain pasta; toss with sausage mixture. Garnish with cheese if desired. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Smoked Sausage with Penne and Veggies in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p50

Nutritional Facts

2 cups (calculated without Parmesan cheese) equals 570 calories, 31 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 2,052 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 22 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2014

"Used pre cooked pasta and left out water. Still had plenty of juice."

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

"Made this last night - we loved it! Great recipe!"

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2010

"I make this alot,some times i add what veggies are on hand. mushrooms lots of onion more like a cup."

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Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"This recipe taste very good. I used the wheat penne and canned zucchini with tomato sauce instead since I have no fresh zucchini on hand. It still taste great. Thanks, Taste Of Home."

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

"I used the smoked turkey sausage to make it healthier. It was very good."

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