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Simple Sausage Pasta Toss

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


5 servings

For a flash of tasty inspiration, grab a skillet and stir up turkey sausage with tomatoes, garlic and olives. Toss everything with spaghetti, and sprinkle with Parmesan. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Simple Sausage Pasta Toss Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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, undrained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, toss bread crumbs with oil; cook and stir over medium heat until toasted. Remove from pan.
  2. Add sausage to same pan; cook and stir over medium heat until no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 30-60 seconds longer. Stir in tomatoes and olives; heat through. Add spaghetti and toss to combine. Sprinkle with toasted bread crumbs before serving.

Nutrition Facts

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

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  • bjsilve0
    Oct 10, 2015

    Good flavor but VERY dry.

  • miryana27
    Jul 9, 2010

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  • sarahjd80
    Jan 23, 2010

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  • Deester
    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!

  • fancyb
    Oct 18, 2009

     Looks good. ThanksBrenda

  • moodytune
    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.

  • mjlouk
    Sep 24, 2009

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