Pasta with Sausage and Cherry Tomatoes
7 ounces whole wheat linguine
Olive oil cooking spray
½ pound pork sausages, removed from their casings and crumbled
2 garlic cloves, minced
Pinch of hot pepper flakes
16 cherry tomatoes
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
Salt and pepper
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1. Prepare linguine according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, spray a large nonstick skillet with olive oil cooking spray and place over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and stir occasionally for about 3 minutes, until the meat begins to brown.
3. Add the garlic, pepper flakes, tomatoes, and thyme. Cook until the sausage turns dark brown and the tomato skins have burst, about another 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Drain the pasta and toss with oil. Top the pasta with sausage and tomato mixture, stir to combine, sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately.
Total Fat 19g