Italian Sausage Veggie Skillet
TAKES: 30 min. MAKES: 6 servings
We love Italian sausage sandwiches, so I created this lighter version. For heat, add hot peppers instead of sweet. —Tina M. Howells, Salem, OH
4 cups uncooked whole wheat spiral pasta 1 lb. Italian turkey sausage, casings removed 1 medium onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 2 medium zucchini, chopped 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped 1 large sweet yellow pepper, chopped 1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained 1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
Cook pasta according to the package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium-high heat until sausage is no longer pink, 5-7 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Add the zucchini and peppers; cook until crisp-tender. Add tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until vegetables are tender and begin to release their juices, 5-7 minutes. Serve with pasta. 11/₃ CUPS 251 cal., 6g fat (1g sat. fat), 28mg chol., 417mg sod., 35g carb.
(4g sugars, 6g fiber), 16g pro.
Diabetic exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 11/2 starch.