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turkey sausage and pasta toss

(1 rating)
Recipe by
donna clark
salt lake city, UT

I like to cut out the fat in my recipes as much as I can, being a diabetic I have to watch what I eat but I do not want to cut out flavor. This is a healthy alternative to pork or beef. This is a quick one dish meal that's good and filling.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For turkey sausage and pasta toss

  • 8 oz
    uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 can
    ( 14 oz ) no-salt - added stewed tomatoes
  • 6 oz
    turkey kielbasa or smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 c
    ( 1 nch ) fresh asparagus pieces or broccoli florets
  • 2 Tbsp
    reduced fat pesto
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make turkey sausage and pasta toss

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting the salt.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat tomatoes in a medium saucepan, add turkey kielbasa. Stir in asparagus and pesto, cover and simmer about 5-6 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  • 3
    Drain the pasta, toss with tomato mixture and sprinkle with cheese.