Penne with Sausage and Peas

Penne with Sausage and Peas
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 12 mins


  • 1 12 ounce package whole-wheat penne pasta, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 12 ounce package fully cooked roasted garlic chicken sausage, sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium, 99 percent fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Make It

1. Heat a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add pasta and cook as per package directions, 12 minutes. Drain.

2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium- high heat. Add the sausage and cook 3 minutes, turning a few times, until browned. Scoop out sausage with a slotted spoon onto a plate.

3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the garlic. Cook 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes and salt and cook 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, peas and browned sausage. Heat through.

4. Place cooked pasta in a large bowl. Add sausage mixture and 1 tablespoon of Parmesan. Toss to combine. Top with remaining tablespoon Parmesan and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 350, Fat, total (g): 10, chol. (mg): 62, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 50, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 20, sodium (mg): 561, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.