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Bow-tie Pasta With Sausage and Vegetables

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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

Directions

  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.
  • Exchanges

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

  • Side Suggestions: Tossed Salad