Sweet Onion & Sausage Spaghetti
TAKES: 30 min. MAKES: 4 servings
6 oz. uncooked whole wheat spaghetti ³/4 lb. Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
2 tsp. olive oil
1 sweet onion, thinly sliced 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced 1/2 cup half-and-half cream Shaved Parmesan cheese, optional
1. Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook sausage in oil for 5 minutes. Add onion; cook 8-10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and onion is tender.
2. Stir in tomatoes and basil; heat through. Add cream; bring to a boil. Drain spaghetti; toss with sausage mixture. Garnish with Parmesan cheese if desired.
11/2 CUPS 334 cal., 12g fat (4g sat. fat), 46mg chol., 378mg sod., 41g carb. (8g sugars, 6g fiber), 17g pro.
Diabetic exchanges: 21/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
This wholesome pasta dish gets tossed with light cream, basil and tomatoes for a quick, fresh-tasting meal in minutes. —Mary Relyea, Canastota, NY