Penne With Sausage and Peas

Recipe by AmyZoe
READY IN: 22mins


  • 12
    ounces whole wheat penne, uncooked
  • 2
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 12
    ounces chicken sausage, sliced on the diagonal
  • 2
    garlic cloves, chopped
  • 16
    ounces tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    cup fat-free low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1
    cup peas, thawed if frozen
  • 2
    tablespoons parmesan cheese, freshly grated


  • Heat a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling.
  • Add pasta and cook as per package directions, 12 minutes. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the sausage and cook 3 minutes, turning a few times, until browned.
  • Scoop out sausage with a slotted spoon onto a plate.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the garlic.
  • Cook 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes and salt and cook 2 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken broth, peas, and browned sausage. Heat through.
  • Place cooked pasta in a large bowl.
  • Add sausage mixture and a tablespoon of Parmesan. Toss to combine.
  • Top with remaining tablespoon Parmesan and serve warm.