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Sausage and Roasted Pepper Pasta

Yield 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound penne
  • 1 1/4 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 links hot or sweet turkey sausage
  • 1 cup chopped jarred roasted red bell peppers
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 418
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • protein 16 g
  • carbohydrate 47 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • sodium 498 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package label directions, adding broccoli for last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain well in a colander.

  2. In a medium nonstick skillet warm 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook, turning frequently, for 10 to 12 minutes, or until well browned and cooked through. Transfer sausage to a cutting board. When cool enough to handle, cut sausage crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices.

  3. Return pasta and broccoli to cooking pot and add sausage, roasted peppers, remaining olive oil, parsley, salt and pepper flakes. Toss to combine well; serve hot.