Speedy Mushroom and Sausage Pasta

Recipe Courtesy of the Mushroom Council and mushroominfo.com


A speedy mushroom and sausage pasta is perfect for a family gathering.

Yield: 4

Serving Size: 1 cup prepared recipe


8 ounces (about 3 cups) bow-tie pasta, uncooked
1 pound sweet Italian sausage links, cut in 1-inch pieces
12 ounces (about 3-3/4 cups) white button mushrooms
1 cup coarsely chopped green bell pepper
1 cup chopped onion
2 cups prepared marinara sauce


Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in large skillet cook sausage until browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Remove; set aside. Drain off all but 1 tablespoon fat or add oil to make 1 tablespoon; heat until hot. Add mushrooms, green pepper and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Add reserved sausage and marinara sauce; cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Ladle sauce over hot pasta; sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 750; Total Fat: 44g; Saturated Fat: 14g; Cholesterol: 85mg; Sodium: 1620mg; Protein: 29g; Total Carbohydrate: 63g; Dietary Fiber: 6g


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