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Chicken Sausage Pasta

A recipe for chicken sausage pasta using penne pasta, chicken sausage, fresh cherry tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken sausage pasta, chicken sausage recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 757 kcal
Author Kelly Miller

Ingredients

  • 16 oz penne pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled and sliced thin
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves sliced into thin strips
  • 12 oz COLEMAN ORGANIC Chicken Sausage sliced into rounds
  • sea salt and grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook and drain penne pasta to al dente according to package directions, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking water.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large deep skillet, heat olive oil and garlic over medium heat just until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

  3. Add in cherry tomatoes. Cook and stir until tomatoes burst, smashing them with the back of the spoon as they cook.

  4. Continue to simmer the sauce until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

  5. Stir in 2 tablespoons of fresh sliced basil and the sliced chicken sausage, turning to coat the sausage well. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until the sausage reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

  6. Add cooked penne pasta along with the reserved cooking water, stirring to combine well. Serve with remaining fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Sausage Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 757 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 903mg39%
Potassium 780mg22%
Carbohydrates 99g33%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 1535IU31%
Vitamin C 56.3mg68%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.