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Turkey sausage penne in a creamy tomato sauce

Drizzle
7SP blue/green, 4SP purple *when using whole wheat pasta.. 6PP
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main meals
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 4 turkey sausages
  • 2 garlic cloves diced
  • 14 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2.5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 oz light cream cheese
  • 3 cups penne pasta measured uncooked, about 300g
  • 1/4 cup grated or shredded parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Cook the sausages first, in a pan over medium heat on the stove with a little cooking spray, once cooked slice them up. Slices should be about 1/4 - 1/2 inch.
  • Heat a large pot over medium heat on the stove, add a little cooking spray and the sliced sausages with the diced garlic and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the 14oz can of crushed tomatoes, then stir in the chicken broth followed by all seasonings. Bring to a slight boil then reduce heat to a medium-low and add the pasta, partially cover with a lid and cook until the pasta is cooked, the sauce should thicken as the pasta is cooking.
  • Once pasta is cooked stir in the cream cheese until it melts and blends in, then stir in the parmesan cheese.
  • Serve immediately, makes 6- heaping 1 cup servings. This pasta dish will freeze well.

Notes

Smart points- blue/green- 7 using WW recipe builder
Smart points- purple- 4 using WW recipe builder
Points plus- 6 using PP calculator
Nutritional info per serving... calories 245...Fat 7g..Sat fat 1.5g...Crabs 26.8g...Fiber 1.2g...Sugar 3.9g...Protein 14.9g *Note- includes all ingredients