Penne with Italian Turkey Sausage and Vegetables

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Toss cooked penne pasta with a mixture of Italian turkey sausage, bell pepper, zucchini and tomatoes for a hearty one-dish Italian pasta meal.
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


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1/2 pound hot Italian turkey sausage
Cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup mushrooms, quartered
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 small zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
4 cups hot cooked penne (about 1/2 pound uncooked tube-shaped pasta)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Remove casings from sausage. Cook sausage in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Add onion and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add mushrooms, bell peppers, and zucchini; sauté 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender and sausage is done. Stir in tomatoes; cover and cook over medium-low heat 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in sour cream. Add pasta and black pepper; stir well. Cook over medium-low heat 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Created date

August 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 373
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 7.6 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 2.1 g
Protein 22.1 g
Carbohydrate 53.4 g
Fiber 4.1 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Iron 5.1 mg
Sodium 983 mg
Calcium 91 mg