Penne Pasta with Italian Turkey Sausage
- Servings Per Recipe: 9
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 324.1
- Total Fat: 5.8 g
- Cholesterol: 37.2 mg
- Sodium: 106.9 mg
- Total Carbs: 49.3 g
- Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
- Protein: 18.0 g
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IntroductionFlavorful ground turkey and penne noodles steeped in a savory italian tomato and basil sauce finished with sweet french style green beans. A lovely, warm meal that takes 20 minutes and is perfect on a cold night all in one deep dish pan for easy clean up! Flavorful ground turkey and penne noodles steeped in a savory italian tomato and basil sauce finished with sweet french style green beans. A lovely, warm meal that takes 20 minutes and is perfect on a cold night all in one deep dish pan for easy clean up!
Number of Servings: 9
I lb ground Italian Turkey
1 large onion, chopped small
2 cans Diced Tomatoes - Italian blend w/Basil & Oregano
2 cans water (plus more as needed)
Fresh Basil, thinly sliced (aprox 2 TBL-optional)
1 lb Penne Pasta - uncooked
1 16oz pkg frozen French Cut Green Beans
Pepper to taste.
In large non-stick saute pan over medium heat, begin to cook turkey. Add onions and cook until mixture is golden brown - breaking chunks of turkey into small pieces. Drain any fat from pan and add 2 c and add 2 cans of tomatoes, 2 cans of water, all the dry pasta and 1 Tablespoon of the sliced basil. Stir until pasta is coated with sauce. Cover and gently simmer on medium high heat for 10 minutes- stirring often. Fold mixture over to make sure pasta is absorbing the moisture evenly. Check pasta for doneness. If pasta begins to stick, add more water and test for doneness. When Pasta is almost cooked (al dente), add frozen Green beans and mix well. Cover and cook until green beans are tender and the sauce has been absorbed into the pasta. Sprinkle fresh basil over and serve warm. May also be frozen and reheated. Bon Apetite! Makes 9 servings.