Sausage and Veggie Spaghetti

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked spaghetti
1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
large yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1
medium zucchini, sliced
1
jar (14 oz) tomato pasta sauce (any flavor)
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink, stirring occasionally and breaking sausage into small chunks. Add bell pepper and zucchini; cook and stir until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Drain, if desired.
  • 3 Stir pasta sauce into sausage mixture; heat to boiling over medium heat.
  • 4 To serve, place 3/4 cup spaghetti on each of 4 plates. Top each with 1 cup meat sauce and 2 tablespoons cheese.

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Tips

Expert Tips

If your family likes a little heat, use spicy Italian pork sausage.

To shave minutes off your dinner preparation, keep frozen chopped onion on hand in the freezer.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1340mg
56%
Total Carbohydrate
75g
25%
Dietary Fiber
6g
23%
Sugars
16g
16%
Protein
27g
27%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
90%
90%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.