Healthy Sausage Pasta with Spinach

Healthy sausage pasta with spinach, goat cheese, and ground turkey.
Healthy sausage pasta with spinach, goat cheese, and ground turkey.

Healthy Sausage Pasta with Spinach

August 26, 2015

Healthy Sausage Pasta with Spinach 5 5 0

Healthy sausage pasta can be possible, if you're willing to try a few things. Cream of ________ Soups are a great way to add a bit of extra creaminess to a meal without much added fat. Make sure to buy the healthy request soups, if possible, to avoid an over abundance of sodium. In this recipe, the cream of mushroom allows the sausagey fennel taste to shine through making you think you're indulging when, in fact, it is ground turkey. A lot of people think ground turkey can be dry (especially the 99% stuff), but I find as long as it has enough liquid supporting it, it will turn out just fine. Give this healthy sausage pasta dish a whirl!

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • 10 mins

    45 mins

    55 mins

  • Yields: 3-4 Servings

Ingredients

1 Onion, chopped

2 tbsp Fennel Seed, crushed

1/2 lb 99% Lean, Ground Turkey

1 tbsp Garlic Powder

2 cups Spinach, frozen

1 Can of Low Sodium Cream of Mushroom Soup

1 cup Chicken Broth, low sodium

6 oz. Spaghetti, cooked (1/2 a standard package)

Goat Cheese, crumbled

Directions

1Saute onions, turkey meat, and crushed fennel until turkey is white and onions are translucent.

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3Add garlic, stir. Add chicken broth and cream of mushroom soup, stir (*pour the chicken broth in the soup can to help get the remaining bits of cream).

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5Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

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7Add al dente pasta, cook another 10 minutes on low.

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9Top with goat cheese for extra creaminess!

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