Italian Sausage with Tomatoes and Penne

Sizzling sausage, very veggies and penne pasta, mama mia! It's Italian.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked penne pasta (9 ounces)
1
pound uncooked Italian sausage links
1/2
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1
medium yellow summer squash, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
2
cups grape or cherry tomatoes, cut lengthwise in half
1/4
cup chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
6
green onions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut sausage crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add sausage; stir-fry 4 to 6 minutes or until brown. Stir in broth. Cover and cook over medium heat 5 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in squash, tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of the basil. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in onions. Simmer uncovered 1 minute.
  • 4 Toss pasta, oil and remaining 2 tablespoons basil. Divide pasta among bowls. Top with sausage mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    665
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    74g
    74%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    22%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
     
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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