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Spicy Sausage and Pasta

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.


6 servings

I had to ask a former neighbor for this recipe after smelling the aroma of it cooking one day. It's simple and delicious, and I'm glad I got the recipe.—May Murphy, Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 pound turkey Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 large green pepper,chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat sour cream


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Crumble sausage into a large nonstick skillet. Add green pepper and onion. Cook over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Stir in the tomatoes, sugar and chili powder.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Stir in the sour cream until blended. Drain macaroni; add to skillet. Cook and stir until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 304 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 683mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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