Fresh Tomato, Sausage and Pecorino Pasta


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 304.3
  • Total Fat: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.1 mg
  • Sodium: 622.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.5 g
  • Protein: 19.0 g

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Introduction

From Cooking Light - September 2009. We doubled this recipe for leftovers and reduced the pasta to 1.5 ounces per serving.

Serve with Lemony Green Beans
From Cooking Light - September 2009. We doubled this recipe for leftovers and reduced the pasta to 1.5 ounces per serving.

Serve with Lemony Green Beans

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    12 ounces uncooked wheat penne
    16 ounces turkey italian sausage
    2 teaspoons olive oil
    1 cup vertically sliced onion
    4 teaspoons minced garlic
    2 1/2 pounds tomatoes, chopped
    12 tablespoons grated fresh pecorino Romano cheese, divided
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves

Directions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Remove casings from sausage if using links. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage and onion to pan; cook 4 minutes, stirring to crumble sausage. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in pasta, 4 tablespoons of cheese, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and basil.

Yields 8 servings (serving size: about 1.5 cups pasta mixture, 1 tablespoon cheese & 1 tablespoon basil)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MBALLOU.

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  • Very Good
    This dish was filling and tasty - good cold as well. - 11/6/09

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