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Penne with Peppers and Sausage


7 points per servings

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  • 1 spray(s) cooking spray
  • 2 medium green pepper(s), cut into thin strips
  • 1 clove(s) (medium) garlic clove(s), minced
  • 1 medium onion(s), thinly sliced
  • 1 cup(s) mushroom(s), sliced
  • 1 pound(s) raw turkey sausage, spicy-Italian flavor
  • 1/8 tsp dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 14 1/2 oz canned diced tomatoes
  • 3 cup(s) cooked whole wheat pasta, penne, kept hot
  • 6 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese


Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 35mins


Step 1

Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set pan over medium-high heat. Add green pepper, garlic, onion and mushrooms; cook, stirring frequently, until almost tender, about 7 to 8 minutes.

Remove turkey from casings; add turkey to skillet and brown until no longer pink, stirring occasionally, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks, about 6 minutes. Add oregano, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes; stir in tomatoes. Simmer until heated through and to allow flavors to blend, about 5 minutes.

Spoon penne into a deep serving bowl; top with sausage mixture and sprinkle with cheese. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.


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