Sweet Onion 'n' Sausage Spaghetti Recipe

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Sweet Onion 'n' Sausage Spaghetti Recipe
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Sweet Onion 'n' Sausage Spaghetti Recipe

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Sweet onion seasons turkey, adding rich flavor to Mary Relyea’s wholesome pasta dish. At home in Canastota, New York, she tosses it together with light cream, basil and tomatoes for a quick, springy meal in minutes.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook sausage in oil for 5 minutes. Add onion; cook 8-10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and onion is tender.
Stir in tomatoes and basil; heat through. Add cream; bring to a boil. Drain spaghetti; toss with sausage mixture. Garnish with Parmesan cheese if desired. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Onion 'n' Sausage Spaghetti in Light & Tasty April/May 2007, p47

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 305 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 442mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 6 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese, optional
  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook sausage in oil for 5 minutes. Add onion; cook 8-10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and onion is tender.
  2. Stir in tomatoes and basil; heat through. Add cream; bring to a boil. Drain spaghetti; toss with sausage mixture. Garnish with Parmesan cheese if desired. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Onion 'n' Sausage Spaghetti in Light & Tasty April/May 2007, p47

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LizO1981 User ID: 5572683 145692
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2012

"Tasty. I thought it could use a little more sauce though...just a tad."

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LizO1981 User ID: 5572683 93069
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2012

"Tasty. I thought it could use a little more sauce though...just a tad."

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 160501
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2010

"This was pretty good and easy to make."

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