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Gluten Free Pasta with Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage

Gluten Free Creamy Pasta with Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage

A healthy whole grain pasta pairs with the sweet crunch of zucchini and the rich taste of sweet Italian chicken sausage for a quick and healthy meal!  (Gluten Free) 

Calories 452 kcal
Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions (reserve 1/4cup pasta water when draining) and add to a large bowl with laughing cow wedges.
  2. Meanwhile, add 1T oil to skillet and saute zucchini until just tender 5-7 minutes max. Remove from skillet and add to pasta.
  3. Add another tablespoon of oil and saute red onion for 2-3minutes. When onion is translucent and fragrant, add chicken sausage and saute on medium high until chicken is cooked all the way through (around 10 minutes), then add chicken sausage to bowl pasta bowl.
  4. Toss everything together!
  5. If pasta is too thick and not quite creamy enough, use the reserved pasta water adding 1T at a time to thin it out.
  6. Divide into four servings and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Creamy Pasta with Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage
Amount Per Serving (1 /4 of recipe)
Calories 452 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 3g13%
Protein 31g62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.