Sweet Potato and Turkey Sausage Pasta

Sweet Potato and Turkey Sausage Pasta

Recipe: Sweet Potato and Turkey Sausage Pasta
Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound fussili pasta
  • 1 pound smoked turkey sausage links
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. In a large pot of boiling water, cook fussili; drain and set aside.
  3. Remove casings from sausage and brown in a large sauté pan until cooked thoroughly and crumbly.
  4. Stir in sweet potatoes, red pepper, scallions and garlic and continue to cook another 5 minutes until vegetables are just tender.
  5. Add canned tomatoes, heavy cream, salt and white pepper; bring to a boil to thicken cream.
  6. Combine with cooked pasta; spoon into a casserole.
  7. Bake in oven until golden brown on top, about 30 minutes.

Number of servings (yield): 6-8