Simple and delicious! Loved the sweet turkey sausage. My boyfriend asked me when he smelled it in the air..."are you sure we should be eating this?" That's always a good sign...
Quick Rotini with Sausage and Tomato Sauce
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- Calories: 387
- Fat: 8.3g
- Saturated fat: 2.8g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.8g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
- Protein: 22g
- Carbohydrate: 55g
- Fiber: 5g
- Cholesterol: 39mg
- Iron: 5mg
- Sodium: 558mg
- Calcium: 101mg
- 8 ounces uncooked rotini
- Cooking spray
- 3 (4-ounce) sweet turkey Italian sausage links, casings removed
- 1 1/2 cups finely chopped arugula, divided
- 1 cup minced onion
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- 2 cups unsalted canned crushed tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add pasta; cook 7 minutes or until al dente. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid.
- 2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sausage to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Add 1 cup arugula, onion, oregano, crushed red pepper, and garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
- 3. Add reserved 1 cup cooking liquid, tomatoes, sugar, black pepper, and salt to pan; bring to a boil. Add pasta; cook 2 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup arugula. Divide pasta mixture among 4 shallow bowls; top with Parmesan cheese.
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