One Pot Cheesy Sausage Pasta

One Pot Cheesy Sausage Pasta
One Pot Cheesy Sausage Pasta
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    One Pot Cheesy Sausage Pasta is an easy to make one pot meal with creamy, bold flavors. This dish comes together in under 30 minutes and is sure to be a hit with your family.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tablespoons olive oil {not extra virgin, just plain olive oil}
    • 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
    • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 2 sausage links, casing removed, crumbled into small pieces {I used sweet Italian sausage, but feel free to use whatever you like}
    • 8 oz rigatoni pasta {use whole wheat pasta for a healthier dish}
    • 1-14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
    • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth {you can use vegetable broth as well}
    • 1/4 cup low fat milk {or milk of your choice, whole milk for creamy texture}
    • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 cup shredded cheese of your choice {I used 1/2 cup cheddar, 1/2 cup mozzarella}
    • 2 cups loosely packed fresh spinach
    • Garnish:
    • Freshly chopped parsley
    • Extra cheese to sprinkle on after the pasta is done {maybe parmesan or mozzarella}

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 354 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.07%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.19%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 33 mg 10.87%
    • Sodium: 832 mg 34.65%
    • Calcium: 263 mg 26.31%
    • Potassium: 266 mg 7.61%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.69%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 37 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 18.8%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 26.24%
    • Vitamin C 27.65%
    • Vitamin D 0.18%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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