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Turkey Sausage and Pasta Toss

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Turkey Sausage and Pasta Toss

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pasta, turkey sausage
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 403kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce penne pasta, dry
  • 14 1/2 ounce stewed tomatoes, canned
  • 6 ounce turkey sausage
  • 8 ounce asparagus
  • 1/8 cup pesto
  • 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Serve With

  • 2 medium orange

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting any salt. Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat tomatoes with juice in a medium saucepan.
  • Cut sausage crosswise into 1/4-inch slices and brown in a skillet over medium heat. Chop asparagus into 1-inch pieces.
  • Add cooked sausage, asparagus, and pesto to the tomatoes; stir to combine.
  • Cover and simmer about 6 minutes or until asparagus are crisp-tender.
  • Toss cooked pasta with tomato mixture and sprinkle with cheese. Serve hot with orange wedges on the side. (Serving size: 1 1/2 cups pasta dish, 1/2 orange).
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Nutrition

Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 612mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g

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