This hearty meal features sausage, shellfish, and vegetables in a deeply flavored broth. (Serves 4)

Sausage and Clams with Chickpeas


Reduced-fat pound cake
Credit: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

* Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 1 cup (4 ounces) angel hair pasta broken into 1-inch pieces to pan; cook 3 minutes or until pasta begins to brown, stirring frequently. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped onion and 1 minced garlic clove; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Uncover and cook 10 minutes or until noodles are tender.