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Simple Sausage Pasta Toss Recipe

Simple Sausage Pasta Toss Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 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. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional 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 User ID: 172187 234302
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2015

"Good flavor but VERY dry."

Deester User ID: 119142 107119
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!"

fancyb User ID: 122681 183657
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2009

" Looks good. Thanks


moodytune User ID: 4425063 107103
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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