Healthy Make-over Mediterranean Sausage and Linguine



1 lb mild ITALIAN LEAN TURKEY SAUSAGE, casings removed if necessary

1 tsp minced fresh garlic

1 tbsp minced fresh shallot

1 (14.5-oz) can No-Salt Added diced tomatoes

1 (8-oz) can No-Salt Added tomato sauce

1 tbsp dried basil OR 3 tbsp fresh basil

1/16 tsp crushed red pepper

1/8 tsp salt

1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

12 oz dry whole grain linguine

Fresh basil leaves for garnish As needed



In a large, heavy nonstick skillet, over medium heat, cook sausage, breaking sausage into small pieces with a wooden spoon. Cook until no longer pink.

Add garlic and shallot, sauté for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes with juices, tomato sauce, herbs, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper. Simmer about 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook linguini (in non-salted boiling water) according to al dente package directions. Drain pasta and divide evenly among four pasta bowls. Top with sausage mixture.

Garnish with fresh basil leaves. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

520 Total Calories

14 g Total Fat

22 % Daily Total Fat

3 g Saturated Fat

15 % Daily Saturated Fat

65 g Cholesterol

22 % Daily Cholesterol

808 mg Sodium

33 % Daily Sodium

74 g Total Carbohydrates

25 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

35 g Protein