Pasta with Sausage, Tomatoes and Cream

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 379.3
  • Total Fat: 23.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 61.7 mg
  • Sodium: 791.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 17.6 g

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Delicious and quick family recipe. Could use turkey sausage to reduce calories and fat. Delicious and quick family recipe. Could use turkey sausage to reduce calories and fat.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tbsp olive oil
    1/2 lb ground sweet italian sausage
    1/4 tsp crushed dried red pepper flakes
    1/4 cup diced onions
    1 (14 1/2 oz) can Italian diced tomatoes, drained
    3/4 cup Half and Half cream
    1/4 tsp salt
    6 oz whole wheat pasta
    2 tbsp minced basil
    1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


1. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.
2. Add sausage and crushed red pepper.
3. Cook until sausage is no longer pink, about 7 minutes.
4. Add onion and garlic to skillet. Cook until onion is tender and sausage is light brown, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes.
5. Add tomatoes, cream and salt.
6. Simmer until mixture thickens slightly, about 4 minutes.
7. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling water.
8. Drain and return to pot.
9. Pour sauce over pasta. Add cheese and basil and serve. Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SFERRARIO.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious! I didn't drain the tomatoes and it made a really nice sauce. Next time I might thicken it just a little with some cornstarch. This is a keeper! - 8/31/10

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  • Loved this recipe! - 2/3/11

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