Chicken-Sausage Pasta

Chicken-Sausage Pasta
Servings: 6 Prep 9 mins Cook 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 links Italian-style uncooked chicken sausage (12 ounces total)
  • 1 sweet onion, cut in half and sliced
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1 pint mixed-color cherry or grape tomatoes, each cut in half
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves, large leaves cut in half
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Make It

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

2. Heat oil in medium-size nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cut sausage in 1-inch pieces. Add to skillet and cook 5 minutes; add onion and cook 5 minutes more or until onion is softened and lightly colored.

3. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in boiling water until al dente, about 8 minutes, tender but still firm. Drain thoroughly.

4. While spaghetti cooks, add half-and-half and tomatoes to sausage in skillet and warm through over medium-low heat for a few minutes. Drain pasta; return to cooking pot. Add sausage sauce and basil and toss with pasta to combine; cook 1 minute. Sprinkle Parmesan on top; toss and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 458, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 80, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 63, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 23, sodium (mg): 401, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.