• Bow-tie Pasta With Sausage and Vegetables

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 508
    Total Fat 25 g
    Saturated Fat 8 g
    Sodium 818 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 55 g
    Dietary Fiber 8 g
    Protein 16 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Bow-tie pasta 4 ounces (about 1 cup dry)
    Olive oil 2 teaspoons
    Clove garlic, chopped 1
    Small white onion, chopped 1
    Yellow bell pepper, chopped 1
    Italian-style chicken or turkey sausage, casings removed 6 ounces
    Red grape tomatoes ½ cup
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Freshly ground pepper ½ teaspoon
    Fresh basil, chopped 2 tablespoons
    Grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons
    1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, excluding salt and fat.
    2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onion, and pepper, and cook 3-4 minutes.
    3. Add sausage to pan and cook about 5-6 minutes, crumbling it as it cooks.
    4. Stir in tomatoes and cook another 5-6 minutes, or until the tomatoes burst.
    5. Add the pasta, salt, and pepper to the pan, and toss until mixed.
    6. Stir in basil, sprinkle with Parmesan, and serve.

    Exchanges2 starches; 1.5 high-fat meats; 1.5 vegetables; 1 fat; 0.5 lean meat substitutes

    Side Suggestions: Tossed Salad

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