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Penne with Sausage and Peas

Penne with Sausage and Peas

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 350
Penne with Sausage and Peas
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
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Ingredients

  • 1 12 - ounce package whole-wheat penne pasta, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 12 - ounce package fully cooked roasted garlic chicken sausage, sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium, 99 percent fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Heat a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add pasta and cook as per package directions, 12 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium- high heat. Add the sausage and cook 3 minutes, turning a few times, until browned. Scoop out sausage with a slotted spoon onto a plate.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the garlic. Cook 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes and salt and cook 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, peas and browned sausage. Heat through.
  4. Place cooked pasta in a large bowl. Add sausage mixture and 1 tablespoon of Parmesan. Toss to combine. Top with remaining tablespoon Parmesan and serve warm.

Nutrition Information for Penne with Sausage and Peas

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 350 cal., 10 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 62 mg chol., 561 mg sodium, 50 g carb. (7 g fiber), 20 g pro.

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