Italian Sausage with Pasta and Herbs

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Italian Sausage with Pasta and Herbs
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Ingredients

1 pound italian sausage
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups zucchini (cubed)
1/2 red bell pepper (diced)
8 ounces rotini pasta
1 cup ricotta cheese (part skim)
2 tablespoons dried mixed herbs (basil, sage, parsely)
parmesan cheese (freshly grated)

Directions

1Cut sausage diagonally into 1-inch pieces and cook sausage in a large skillet over medium heat, turning to cook and brown evenly, about 10 to 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F. Set aside.
2Heat olive oil in a large skillet and add zucchini and red pepper. Cook over medium heat until tender but still crisp, about 3-4 minutes.
3Cook the rotini according to the directions on the package. Drain and reserve 1 cup cooking water. Add pasta to skillet and stir in ricotta. Add 1/2 cup pasta water and stir until creamy. Stir in sausage. Add more water if mixture is too dry.
4Sprinkle with herbs and Parmesan cheese.
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NutritionView more

770Calories
Sodium40%DV950mg
Fat75%DV49g
Protein63%DV32g
Carbs16%DV49g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories770Calories from Fat440
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat49g75%
Saturated Fat18g90%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol120mg40%
Sodium950mg40%
Potassium700mg20%
Protein32g63%
Calories from Fat440
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate49g16%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.