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Turkey Sausage Spaghetti


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

You’ll never miss the beef in this hearty and flavorful spaghetti prepared with Italian turkey sausage, artichoke hearts, spinach and mushrooms.


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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole grain spaghetti noodles, cooked according to package directions and drained
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound Italian style turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar traditional spaghetti sauce
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) jar sliced mushrooms (drained weight), drained
  • 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2.5 ounces fresh baby spinach leaves (about 2 1/2 cups, tightly packed)
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for topping (optional)

Instructions

  1. Begin cooking pasta according to package directions.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add turkey sausage and onions and cook, crumbling turkey sausage as it cooks, for 5 minutes (stirring constantly). Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  3. Add spaghetti sauce, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Stir well to combine.
  4. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add spinach and stir well to combine. Cook for an additional 2 minutes, or until spinach has just wilted.
  5. Serve over pasta. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: turkey sausage spaghetti