- Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 487.2
- Total Fat: 9.5 g
- Cholesterol: 39.4 mg
- Sodium: 532.7 mg
- Total Carbs: 77.9 g
- Dietary Fiber: 13.8 g
- Protein: 27.2 g
Whole Wheat Penne with Broccoli and SausageSubmitted by: NEATFAMILY
IntroductionSwapping turkey for pork sausage cuts artery-clogging saturated fat by a third; whole grain helps lower cholesterol; and broccoli has heart-protective antioxidants. Swapping turkey for pork sausage cuts artery-clogging saturated fat by a third; whole grain helps lower cholesterol; and broccoli has heart-protective antioxidants.
13.25 oz. whole wheat penne pasta
5 cups broccoli (cut into florets)
10 oz. hot Italian turkey sausage
5 oz. grape tomatoes (each cut in half)
2 3/4 cups (loosely packed) fresh spinach (chopped)
1/4 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese
2) Meanwhile, thinly slice sausage on the diagonal. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage on medium 7 to 8 minutes or until it begins to brown, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes and cook 5 minutes longer, stirring.
3) Stir pasta, broccoli, spinach and 1/4 cup pasta cooking water into sausage mixture in skillet; heat through, adding additional cooking water if needed. Remove from heat, stir in and cheese.
Yield: 4 main-dish servings
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NEATFAMILY.