Smoked Sausage Penne:
6 ounces smoked turkey sausage, sliced thin
1 clove garlic, crushed
14 ounces canned crushed tomatoes
1 Tablespoons chopped Fresh Basil
1 Tablespoon chopped Fresh Parsley
3 ounces reduced fat provolone cheese
2 ounces baby spinach
8 ounces mushrooms
2 teaspoons olive oil
8 ounces dried penne pasta
1/2 cup reserved pasta water
Bring pot of water to a boil. Salt the water and add the penne pasta. Cook according to package instructions until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water, and set aside.
Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. Slice the smoked sausage add to skillet. Saute for a few minutes and then add the mushrooms and garlic. When the mushrooms start to soften, add the spinach, basil, tomatoes, and reserved pasta water. Bring to boil and then turn the heat down and simmer for about 7-10 minutes. Add pasta to sauce and stir to coat all the pasta in the sauce. Add the provolone cheese and continue to simmer until cheese is melted.
Servings: 4 * Calories Per Serving: 383 * Fat: 13.6 g * Carb: 44.9 g * Fiber 4.1 * Protein: 22.0 g * Sodium: 824 mg * Cholesterol: 77 mg