21 Day Fix Approved Pasta with Kale and Turkey Sausage

21 Day Fix Approved Recipe

21 Day Fix Approved Pasta with Kale and Turkey Sausage. Photo Credit to Team Beachbody Blog and Kirsten Morningstar

Another Tasty Tuesday recipe feature!! I am a sucker for a hearty bowl of pasta and when I have it I usually eat too much. That is why I am so happy that I have my portion control containers, otherwise I would probably never eat it! Here is a pasta recipe that I have made from the Beachbody Blog and love it.

6 oz. dry whole wheat pasta
1 tsp. olive oil
½ medium yellow (or orange) bell pepper, chopped
½ medium onion, chopped
8 oz. Italian-style turkey sausage, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
½ cup low-sodium, organic fat-free chicken broth
1 bunch kale, ribs removed, chopped (about 3 cups)
1 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese (to taste; optional)

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Set aside.
2. Heat large skillet over medium heat.
3. Add oil, bell pepper, and onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
4. Add sausage and garlic, Season with salt and pepper if desired; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until sausage starts to brown.
5. Add broth and kale; cook, stirring occasionally, adding additional broth or water as needed, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until kale is soft.
6. Add pasta to sausage mixture.
7. Top with cheese if desired.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 321
Total Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 43 mg
Sodium: 509 mg
Carbohydrates: 43 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 1 g
Protein: 23 g

½ Green
½ Red
2 Yellows
½ tsp.

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