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Asparagus and Turkey Sausage Skillet

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  3 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Serve your family a one-dish skillet dinner in less than 30 minutes!

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
package (19.5 oz) lean Italian turkey sausages, casings removed, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
large onion, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup water
1
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (6 oz)
1
lb fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
tablespoons sliced pimientos (from 4-oz jar)

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage and onion; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in broth and water. Heat to boiling. Stir in orzo; boil 2 minutes. Add asparagus and pimientos. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; return to boiling. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage and onion; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in broth and water. Heat to boiling. Stir in orzo; boil 2 minutes. Add asparagus and pimientos. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; return to boiling. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.

Expert Tips

If not using a nonstick skillet, stir often to keep orzo from sticking to the bottom of the skillet.

Leftover chicken broth can be put into a Ziploc® Freezer bag and frozen for later use.

Coarsely chop onion in a food processor fitted with a chopping blade.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
125mg
42%
Sodium
1140mg
47%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
15%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
40g
40%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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