spiralizing recipes - zucchini pasta & turkey sausage

zucchini pasta & turkey sausage

This is a meat sauce that shares top billing with tomatoes and greens. If you’re craving the taste of a sausage and peppers sub, substitute 2 diced Bell peppers and a chopped yellow onion for the arugula and enjoy.

Details

Servings

4 servings

Prep time

30 minutes

Calories

233

Sodium

856 mg

Dietary fiber

2.6 g

Total fat

11.3 g

Total carbs

8.2 g

Protein

27.3 g

Ingredients [ weight loss ]

  • 2 large zucchinis

  • 1 pound hot Italian turkey sausage

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 3 cups arugula or spinach leaves

  • ¼  cup Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese, shredded

  • 1 tsp black pepper

Directions

  • Using your Veggetti cutter, turn the zucchinis into narrow pasta strands. Heat or cook to your preferences.
  • Brown sausage in the bottom of a large saucepan over medium heat until it is completely well-done. If bulk Italian sausage is not available in your grocery store, substitute, 4 links of Italian sausage with the casings removed.
  • Stir in the arugula, tomatoes and garlic and cook until the greens are limp and the tomatoes start to break down, about 3-5 minutes. Cover and remove from heat.
  • Mix the cheese with the “pasta” then add the meat sauce.

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