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Whole Wheat Tortellini
with Italian Turkey Sausage & Peppers

Whole Wheat Tortellini with Italian Turkey Sausage & PeppersWho says eating healthy can't be tasty, too? Try this delicious combination of low-fat Italian-style turkey sausage, peppers and whole wheat tortellini and it will prove to be tasty with the first bite.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI Refrigerated Whole Wheat Three Cheese Tortellini
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup cooked and crumbled turkey Italian sausage
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup sliced, roasted red peppers
1/2 cup BUITONI Refrigerated Marinara Sauce
2 tablespoons sliced fresh basil
BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Heat oil in large, nonstick skillet over medium heat; add sausage, garlic and crushed red pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 minute or until garlic starts to turn golden. Add broth, peppers, sauce and basil; cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Toss pasta with sauce. Top with cheese; serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 330 Calories from Fat: 130 Total Fat: 15 g Saturated Fat: 3.5 g Cholesterol: 65 mg Sodium: 980 mg Carbohydrates: 31 g Dietary Fiber: 6 g Sugars: 4 g Protein: 18 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.