Skinny Pasta with Italian Sausage, Peppers, Onions & Mushrooms

Skinny Pasta with Sausage Peppers Onions & Mushrooms

Skinny Pasta with Sausage, Peppers, Onions & Mushrooms

Fusilli pasta tossed with Italian sausage and peppers, onions and mushrooms in marinara sauce. Quick, easy and delicious!

When I want to get dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less, I often turn to recipes like this quick and easy pasta dish. The sauce comes together in about the time it takes to boil water and cook the pasta.

In addition to having great flavor, this pasta also got a lot less fat because it uses fully cooked Italian turkey sausage instead of pork. Experiment until you find a flavor and brand that your satisfied with.

I hope you enjoy this as much as we did.


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Skinny Pasta with Sausage, Peppers, Onions & Mushrooms Recipe
 
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Pasta with sausage, peppers, onions and mushrooms in marinara sauce
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Recipe type: Pasta, Main
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces short pasta, such as penne or fusilli (about 3 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced into half moons
  • 2 red peppers, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces fully cooked sweet Italian turkey sausage, cut into ½-inch thick slices
  • 1 jar (25 ounces) marinara sauce
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • Grated Parmesan, if desired
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta, according to the package directions and then drain until ready to add to the sauce.
  2. While the water is boiling and pasta is cooking prepare the sauce:
  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Add the onions and peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the mushrooms and garlic and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften, 5 to 6 minutes more.
  5. Add the sausage, marinara sauce and wine and cook, stirring occasionally until hot and bubbly and beginning to thicken, about 10 minutes.
  6. Add the drained pasta and toss until well combined.
  7. Serve immediately, sprinkled with grated Parmesan, if desired.
Cook's Notes
Nutritional Estimates Per Serving (1/6th): 331 calores, 9.4 g fat, 39.3 g carbs, 5.0 g fiber, 18.6 g protein and 8 WW PointsPlus Value

 

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  1. says

    Another way to enjoy a healthy meal and still be at your best! I am certain that your recipes serve as inspiration for those who are finding it difficult to cut down with their cholesterol level because they find diet foods an-appealing. Thank your for sharing!

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