Rating: 4 stars
54 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 5 star values: 24

This versatile Italian dish goes from stovetop to table in less than 30 minutes. Serve with a simple salad for a filling weeknight meal.

Ann Pittman
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2010

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups pasta, 2 tablespoons cheese, and 1 tablespoon basil)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler.

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  • Arrange sausage on a small baking sheet. Broil sausage 5 minutes on each side or until done. Remove pan from oven (do not turn broiler off). Cut sausage into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange slices in a single layer on baking sheet. Broil sausage slices 2 minutes or until browned.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

  • Place tomatoes in a food processor; process until almost smooth. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add crushed red pepper and minced garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, sugar, and salt; cook 4 minutes or until slightly thick. Add sausage and cooked pasta to pan; toss well. Top with fresh basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Nutrition Facts

460 calories; fat 16.9g; saturated fat 5.1g; mono fat 8.1g; poly fat 2.8g; protein 24.4g; carbohydrates 53.3g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 57mg; iron 4.7mg; sodium 895mg; calcium 253mg.
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