Turkey Sausage & Spinach Orecchiette

READY IN: 22mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    sweet Italian turkey sausage links or 3/4 sweet Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed, crumbled
  • 1
    cup frozen chopped onions, thawed (I used fresh)
  • 2
    tablespoons jarred chopped garlic
  • 2
    cups sliced sweet peppers (red and yellow)
  • 12
    teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1
    (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1
    lb orecchiette
  • 1
    (6 ounce) bag Baby Spinach
  • 13
    cup shredded asiago cheese
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage, onions and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in peppers and Italian seasoning; cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomato sauce and simmer 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook orecchiette pasta following package directions, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  • Gradually stir spinach into skillet. In pasta pot, combine pasta and sausage sauce, adding some of the cooking water if needed to loosen sauce.
  • To serve, spoon pasta into a large serving bowl. Top with shredded Asiago cheese.
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