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Spicy Sausage-and-Pepper Pasta

Spicy Sausage-and-Pepper Pasta

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 460
Spicy Sausage-and-Pepper Pasta
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 16 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 57

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole-wheat fusilli
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 ounces hot Italian pork sausage, casings removed
  • 1 small Vidalia onion, diced
  • 2 cups diced bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped roasted tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Crumble in sausage and cook, breaking up chunks with a wooden spoon, until meat begins to brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in onion, bell pepper, Italian sea-soning, red pepper flakes and salt and cook, stirring often, until vegetables start to brown, 5 to 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomatoes and wine, increase heat to high and cook until sauce is thickened, 3 to 5 minutes. Return pasta to pot, add sauce to pasta and toss to coat; stir in basil.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 460 cal., 17 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 790 mg sodium, 57 g carb. (4 g fiber), 16 g pro.

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