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Spicy Turkey Sausage With Black-Eyed Peas and Spinach

Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
Total time 20 mins

Serves 4

Time: 20 minutes. This one-pan dinner is a fast way to satisfy a hungry family on a chilly day. Feel free to substitute any type of sausage you prefer.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound turkey kielbasa, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 10 ounce baby spinach
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black-eyed peas, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 348
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • protein 26 g
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 5.6 g
  • carbohydrate 32 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • sodium 1740 mg
  • cholesterol 60 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat and add sausage. Cook, stirring occasionally, until browned. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer sausage to a plate, then add remaining ingredients to pan and simmer about 10 minutes. Return sausage to pan and serve over cooked rice if you like.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.