Fettuccine with Chicken Sausage and Artichokes

10
10
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
32 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Moderate

Ingredients

Uncooked whole wheat pasta

12 oz, fettuccine variety

Olive oil

1 tsp(s)

Cooked chicken sausage(s)

¾ pound(s), sliced

Garlic clove(s)

3 clove(s), medium, minced

Store bought marinara sauce

26 oz, (1 24- to 26-ounce jar)

Canned artichoke hearts without oil

14 oz

Crushed red pepper flakes

tsp(s)

Basil

2 tbsp(s)

Instructions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Drain and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, to make sauce, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook, stirring frequently, until browned, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add marinara sauce, artichokes, and pepper flakes; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until flavors are blended, about 10 minutes longer.
  3. Divide pasta evenly among 6 large shallow bowls. Top evenly with sausage mixture and sprinkle with basil.
  4. Per serving: 1 cup fettuccine and 1 cup sausage with sauce.

Notes

Pump up the veggies by adding a thinly sliced green or yellow bell pepper along with the garlic in step 2.