Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Habanero Apricot Spaghetti Squash FRIDAY

November 15, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Habanero Apricot Spaghetti Squash. Made using the JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage along with Spaghetti Squash, Onion, White Mushrooms, 1 Jar Marinara Sauce, and Parmesan Cheese. I’ve left a link at the end of the post on the New JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Jennie – O Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Habanero Apricot Spaghetti Squash
Lighten up your pasta without going light on taste. This veggie-packed dish boasts a deliciously sweet heat thanks to all-natural JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage.

INGREDIENTS
1 (3-pound) spaghetti squash
½ cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (19.5-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage
1 medium onion, sliced
1 (8-ounce) package white mushrooms, sliced
1 (24-ounce) jar marinara sauce
½ teaspoon kosher salt, if desired
freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
chopped fresh basil leaves, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) Heat oven to 350°F.
2) Cut squash in half lengthwise. Scrape out and discard seeds and membranes. Place cut sides down in large baking dish, add water and bake 50 minutes or until tender. Turn cut sides up and let stand 10 minutes. Shred flesh with fork.
3) Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add turkey, mushrooms and onions and cook 10 minutes or until turkey is cooked through. Always cook sausage links to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer and cut into 1-inch pieces. Add marinara sauce and salt and simmer 10 minutes.
4) Spoon squash onto serving plates and top with turkey mixture. Garnish, with cheese and basil, if desired.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 380
Protein 25g
Carbohydrates 42g
Fiber 7g
Sugars 22g
Fat 14g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 790mg
Saturated Fat 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1276-habanero-apricot-spaghetti-squash

 

 

JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Seasoned Turkey Sausage
Bring on the sweet heat with all-natural JENNIE-O® Habanero Apricot Turkey Sausage! Perfect for grilling, roasting, or pan frying, these lean turkey sausage links add big flavor to any dish. Add it to soups and pastas, make it a new addition to your homemade pizzas, or serve them up whole with your favorite side dish.

* ALL NATURAL*
* GLUTEN FREE
* LEAN
Find this product in the refrigerated section of your grocery store.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size109 g

Calories 140
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 430 mg
Total Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars 3 g6%
Protein 19 g%
Vitamin D .000 mcg0%
Calcium .00 mg0%
Iron 1.10 mg6%
Potassium 470.000 mg10%

INGREDIENTS
Ingredients: Turkey, Water, Seasoning (Sugar, Salt, Habanero, Spice Extractives, Flavorings (Including Apricot), Rosemary Extract. Made With Pork Casing.

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
CONSUMER STOVETOP SKILLET:
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Place dinner sausage in hot skillet. Cook uncovered, turning occasionally, 17-19 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
CONSUMER GAS GRILL:
TO GRILL:
Spray grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Place dinner sausages on grill rack 4 inches from heat source. Grill approximately 16 to 18 minutes, turning occasionally. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.
https://www.jennieo.com/products/266-habanero-apricot-seasoned-turkey-sausage

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – ELBOWS WITH FRESH SPINACH

September 30, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – ELBOWS WITH FRESH SPINACH. Made using Dreamfields Elbows, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Spinach, Grape Tomatoes, and Parmesan Cheese. The recipe comes from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes. The Dish is 193 calories per serving. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

ELBOWS WITH FRESH SPINACH
Ingredients

8 ounces Dreamfields Elbows
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
10 ounces spinach (fresh or frozen)
4 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Directions

Prepare Dreamfields Elbows according to package directions.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, sauté garlic in olive oil for 3 minutes.
If using fresh spinach, coarsely chop. If using frozen spinach, thaw and drain. Place spinach in saute pan and cook until wilted, about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Toss spinach with tomatoes and hot pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 193
Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Sodium: 111 milligrams
Cholesterol: 3 milligrams
Protein: 8 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipes/elbows-with-fresh-spinach

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Pasta Pie

September 25, 2019 at 6:03 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is – Pasta Pie. This is made using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with Jill’s Italian Seasoning, Pasta, Pesto (Recipe Included), Spinach, Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Eggs, Cream, and Seasonings. Suggested side dish would be a Salad. You can find this Recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Pasta Pie (serves 8)
Made with garden fresh ingredients this recipe believe it or not is light and so good. Serve it up with a delicious salad for a simple, fab, flavorful meal!

Ingredients:

1 – pound Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
1 – 1 oz. pkg. Jill’s Italian Seasoning (or other Italian seasoning)
8 – ounces pasta, linguini, spaghetti or other, cooked el dente
½ – cup pesto (*recipe below or pre-made pesto)
2 – cups packed, chopped, fresh spinach
1 – cup chopped tomatoes, seeded
8 – ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
4 – ounces shredded parmesan cheese
2 – eggs, beaten
¼ – cup cream

Preparation:

1 – In a sauté pan over medium high heat add the oil and crumble in the ground buffalo meat.
2 – Add the Italian seasonings and stir in to incorporate. Break up the meat with a spatula as you stir and continue to brown the meat.
Remove meat from heat and cover.
3 – Lightly oil into a deep-dish pie pan.
4 – In a large bowl toss the pasta with the pesto.
5 – Add the meat, spinach, tomatoes, the mozzarella cheese and half of the parmesan cheese, tossing to incorporate.
6 – Whisk the eggs with the cream and toss into the pasta mixture.
7 – Press the ingredients into a deep-dish pie pan and cover with foil.
8 – Bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
9 – Uncover the pie and cover with remaining Parmesan cheese and continue to cook until cheese is melted.
10 – Remove form the oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
11 – Drizzle with a little more pesto and garnish with fresh tomatoes. Note: If making ahead of time and refrigerating for baking later increase cooking time by 10 minutes.

Basil Pesto
Ingredients:

2 – cups fresh basil leaves, packed
2 – cups shredded Parmesan cheese
3 – garlic cloves, chopped
1 – teaspoon salt
1 – teaspoon pepper (I like a little more)
1 – tablespoon lemon juice (I like a little more)
1 – cup olive oil

Preparation: Place all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth. Refrigerate.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/meat-pies-oh-my

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Four Cheese Mostaccioli Vegetable Lasagna

September 23, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Four Cheese Mostaccioli Vegetable Lasagna. You’ll need the Four Cheese – Ricotta Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, and Provolone Cheese. For the Pasta its Mostaccioli along with all the other ingredients. You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes so be sure to check it out soon! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Four Cheese Mostaccioli Vegetable Lasagna
A wholesome, hearty and delicious four cheese mostaccioli pasta and vegetable casserole.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (16-ounce) package frozen broccoli, cauliflower, and carrot blend
6 tablespoons butter
1 red pepper, chopped
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
2 cups (16 ounces) Wisconsin Ricotta cheese
1/2 cup (1 1/2 ounces) Wisconsin Parmesan cheese, shredded
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, minced, or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crumbled
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin Mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Provolone cheese, shredded
3 cups mostaccioli, cooked according to package directions and drained*

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
2 – Thaw frozen vegetables and drain well. Chop coarsely. Set aside.
3 – Microwave butter in 1 1/2 quart bowl on high for 1 1/2 minutes or until melted.
4 – Stir in red pepper, onion, and garlic. Microwave 3 to 4 minutes or until pepper and onion are tender.
5 – Blend in flour, nutmeg and salt. Microwave 30 seconds.
6 – Stir in milk. Microwave 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture just boils and is thickened, stirring every 2 minutes.**
7 – In separate bowl, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and basil.
8 – In an additional bowl, combine mozzarella and provolone cheese.
9 – Arrange half the mostaccioli in a single layer in bottom of 8 x 12 baking dish.
10 – Top with 1/2 of the white sauce mixture, all of the ricotta mixture, all of the vegetable mixture and 1/2 of the mozzarella mixture; press down lightly.
11 – Top with remaining mostaccioli in single layer, remaining white sauce, and remaining mozzarella cheese mixture.
12 – Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Makes 8 servings.

*1 1/2 cups dry, uncooked mostaccioli.

**Alternately, make the white sauce on the top of the stove: Melt butter in medium sauce pan. Stir in red pepper, onion and garlic. Sauté for 4 to 5 minutes. Blend flour, nutmeg and salt into the mixture and cook 2 minutes, stirring. Gradually add milk and cook, stirring, over low to medium heat, until the mixture is thick and comes to the boiling point. Remove from heat.

https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/four_cheese_mostaccioli_vegetable_lasagna_recipe.html

Healthy Parmesan Cheese Recipes

September 17, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Parmesan Cheese Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Parmesan Cheese Recipes with recipes like; Cheesy Beef Enchilada Casserole, Zucchini Lasagna Rolls with Smoked Mozzarella, and Pan-Seared Halibut with Creamed Corn and Tomatoes. Find these recipes and more all at EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/


Healthy Parmesan Cheese Recipes
Find healthy, delicious parmesan cheese recipes from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Cheesy Beef Enchilada Casserole
This veggie-packed beef enchilada casserole is mild, so put out hot sauce and chopped jalapeños if you’re feeding heat-seekers. The quick and easy dinner recipe makes extra cheese sauce—save it to make One-Pot Mac & Cheese with Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts later in the week (see Associated Recipes) or serve it with steamed vegetables, such as broccoli, for an easy side dish………………..

Zucchini Lasagna Rolls with Smoked Mozzarella
This healthy riff on lasagna rolls uses strips of zucchini instead of lasagna noodles for a vegetable-packed dinner that’s fun for the whole family. This is a great recipe for kids to help make—let them get their hands dirty rolling the zucchini ribbons with the cheesy filling. Use a vegetable peeler or mandoline to quickly slice the zucchini into uniform thin strips—this will ensure easy rolling and even cooking…………………..

Pan-Seared Halibut with Creamed Corn and Tomatoes
For this healthy fish recipe, you steep corncobs in milk; the resulting “stock” boosts the intensity of made-from-scratch creamed corn, plus extra starch from the corn contributes to its thick texture. This recipe calls for halibut—line-caught from the Pacific Ocean is the most sustainable option. Can’t find it? Swap in Pacific cod or U.S. farmed tilapia instead. Serve this summery combination of seared fish, corn, tomatoes and basil for weeknight family dinners or to company on the weekends…………………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Parmesan Cheese Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/21596/ingredients/dairy/cheese/parmesan/

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Four Cheese Vegetable Lasagna

September 9, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Four Cheese Vegetable Lasagna. 4 Cheese Vegetable Lasagna in a Creamy Parmesan Bechamel Sauce. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website where you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all! So be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Four Cheese Vegetable Lasagna
A cheese and vegetable-rich lasagna in a creamy Parmesan bechamel sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:
Vegetable cooking spray
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 cups chopped fresh broccoli
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced carrots
1 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
3 cloves garlic, crushed
3 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 cups low-fat milk
1/2 cup (1 1/2 ounces) grated Parmesan cheese – divided use
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) part-skim ricotta cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
12 cooked lasagna noodles (cooked without salt or fat)

Cooking Directions:
1 – Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
2 – Lightly coat the bottom of a Dutch oven with oil and place over medium heat until hot. Add the broccoli, carrots, onions, bell pepper and garlic; sauté 7 minutes. Set aside.
3 – Melt butter in a medium saucepan, stir in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add the milk, stirring with until blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and cook until thickened, stirring constantly, about 5 minutes. Add 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Remove from the heat; stir in the spinach. Reserve 1/2 cup of the mixture, and set aside.
4 – Combine the ricotta, mozzarella and Swiss cheeses; stir well. Spread 1/2 cup of the spinach mixture in the bottom of 13×9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange 4 lasagna noodles over the spinach mixture; top with half of the cheese mixture, half of the vegetable mixture, and half of the spinach mixture. Repeat the layers, ending with the noodles. Spread the reserved 1/2 cup of spinach mixture over the noodles, and sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese. Cover and bake for 35 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Makes 9 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/four_cheese_vegetable_lasagna_recipe.html

Kale Andouille Sausage and Tortellini Soup

July 26, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s second Jennie – O Turkey recipe is one for a Kale Andouille Sausage and Tortellini Soup. It’s made using JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage along with Leeks, Celery, Carrots, Cloves, Vegetable Broth, Cheese filled Tortellini, Kale Leaves, Parmesan Cheese, and Seasonings. I have info on the JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage at the end of the post. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019! https://www.jennieo.com/

Kale Andouille Sausage and Tortellini Soup
This savory soup will get your mouth watering. Brimming with smoked turkey sausage, tortellini and fresh vegetables, it’s the perfect cozy meal for any night of the week.

INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 medium leeks, thinly sliced
2 celery stalks, sliced
1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced
4 garlic cloves, sliced
1 (13-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage, sliced
6 cups vegetable broth
salt and pepper, if desired
1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese filled tortellini
2 cups chopped kale leaves
freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

DIRECTIONS
1) In large Dutch-oven, heat oil over medium heat. Sauté leeks, celery, carrot and garlic 5 minutes. Add sausage and cook until browned.
2) Add broth and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Add tortellini and kale and cook 5 to 7 minutes. Garnish with cheese, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 240
Protein 12g
Carbohydrates 26g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Fat 10g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 640mg
Saturated Fat 3g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1267-kale-andouille-sausage-and-tortellini-soup

 

Jennie – O Andouille Turkey Sausage
Spice up your next meal with hardwood smoked JENNIE-O® Andouille Turkey Sausage. It’s easy to slice, and with flavors like pepper, paprika, and garlic, it will add a real kick to Cajun inspired recipes and dishes. With 65% less fat than USDA data for smoked pork and beef sausage, and 90 calories per serving, you can feel good about eating well.

* 65% LESS FAT THAN USDA DATA FOR SMOKED PORK AND BEEF SAUSAGE
* GLUTEN FREE
* HARDWOOD SMOKED
* ONLY 90 CALORIES PER SERVING
Find this product in the refrigerated meat section of your grocery store.
https://www.jennieo.com/products/267-andouille-turkey-sausage

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Spaghetti Squash Casserole

July 22, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Spaghetti Squash Casserole. Spaghetti Squash layered with Vegetables, Seasonings, and Cheese. The recipe has several versions of this recipe, some Vegetarian and some with Meat. This recipe comes from the CooksRecipes website. At the Cook’s site you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please everyone so check it out today! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Spaghetti Squash Casserole
This versatile and wholesome layered veggie and cheese casserole makes a great meatless main dish or a hearty side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 spaghetti squash
2 large carrots, julienned
2 stalks celery, julienned
1 large yellow onion, julienned
1 green or red bell pepper, julienned
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
Red pepper flakes to taste (optional)
Salt to taste
3 to 5 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, or to taste
Ground allspice for sprinkling
3/4 pound shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:
1 – Cut squash lengthwise and place the halves skin-side down in a large baking pan with an inch of water. Cover the pan with foil and bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 45 minutes, or until tender. (See note.)
2 – Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet and add the onion and carrot. Sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add remaining vegetables, red pepper flakes and season with salt, as desired. Sauté, stirring frequently, until vegetables are nearly tender, about 7 to 10 minutes.
3 – Add crushed tomatoes, garlic, basil, oregano and a sprinkling of ground allspice. Simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
4 – Remove squash from oven and allow to cool until you can handle it. Remove seeds with a spoon and squeeze any excess water out of meat. Remove meat and break it up into strands with a fork.
5 – Mix squash well with vegetables and put half in the bottom of a large, lightly greased baking dish. Top with half the cheeses, the remaining squash mixture, and remaining half of the cheeses.
6 – Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and slightly browned. Let cool 15 to 20 minutes before serving.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/spaghetti-squash-casserole-recipe.html

It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel

July 13, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | 2 Comments
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday is a recipe for Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel. Release the Italian flavors with this Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel recipe! Some of the ingredients you’ll need are Small Fennel Bulb, Garlic, Vegetable Broth, Zucchini, Parmesan Cheese, and more! You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more all at the Diabetes Self Management website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One. https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Italian Pasta Soup with Fennel

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and chopped into 1/4-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups)
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups vegetable broth
1 cup uncooked small shell pasta
1 medium zucchini or yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 can (about 14 ounces) Italian-seasoned diced tomatoes
1/4 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Dash black pepper (optional)
Directions
Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add fennel; cook and stir 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add broth and pasta; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in zucchini; simmer 5 to 7 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender.

Stir in tomatoes; heat through. Ladle into shallow bowls; top with cheese, basil, and black pepper, if desired.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 126 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 430 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/soups-stews/italian-pasta-soup-with-fennel/

Leftover – Italian Pasta Salad w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

July 7, 2019 at 6:34 PM | Posted in Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Leftover – Italian Pasta Salad w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

 


Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast this morning. Not much of an appetite when the weather is this hot and humid. Went and picked up Breakfast for Mom at McDonald’s; Sausage, Egg and Cheese McMuffin and a Coffee. Mom went on to Church afterward. Humid and 90 degrees out today. Got the cart out of the shed and cleaned up around the yard. Then got the leaf blower out and cleaned off the deck and driveway. That was about it for the day. For Dinner tonight Leftover Italian Pasta Salad w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage. Just couldn’t let these leftovers go to waste, they are so good! Something light to eat through this heat we have. I’ve left the original post from last night for descriptions and recipe. Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

For my Sausage I used Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage. I cut the Sausage Links into Bite size pieces. I absolutely love the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage and I had been wanting some for a while. It’s got such a fantastic flavor and always cooks up just right. To prepare them I used a large skillet, added about a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and preheated it on medium heat. Put the Sausage in the skillet when it was heated up and covered with a lid. I turned the Sausage every few minutes to get an even char on them, cooked about 11 minutes total. As always they came out just bursting with flavor and flat-out delicious! These go great with anything.

 

 

 

 

Then to go with the Turkey Sausage I prepared a Italian Pasta Salad, made about noon today. It always taste even better after chilled for a while. A Light and tasty dish that includes Ronzoni Garden Delight Tri Color Rotini Pasta, Black Olives, Kalamata Olives, Hormel Turkey Pepperoni, Anchovies, Kraft Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese, Kraft Zesty Italian Fat Free Dressing, McCormick Grinder Italian Seasoning. Prepared the Pasta according to the box and added all the ingredients and tossed until well mixed. Then refrigerated until ready to use.

 

 

 

 

To serve made a bed of the Pasta in a bowl and topped it with the sliced Turkey Sausage, and chowed down! The Pasta Salad and Turkey Sausage are a perfect combination. And the Kraft Italian Dressing provides some great flavor! I also had a slice of the some left over Garlic Bread Loaf. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage
14 oz. | Servings: 7

Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)
Servings Per Container 7

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.

http://www.butterball.com/products/turkey-sausage-and-franks/every-day-smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

Ronzoni Garden Delight Trio Italiano Pasta

Trio Italiano from Ronzoni Garden Delight
Trio Italiano is a combination of three shapes in one box: Rotini, Penne & Shells. With three shapes in three colors RONZONI GARDEN DELIGHT Trio Italiano is perfect for showcasing the vegetables in any meal, but is especially appealing in cold salads.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2oz (56g) Dry Uncooked Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value* Total Fat 1g 2% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g Monounsaturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 20mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 40g 13% Dietary Fiber 2g 8% Sugars 3g Protein 8g

See more at: http://ronzonigardendelight.newworldpasta.com/pasta_nutrition.cfm?prodId=071300800690#sthash.kx8fjPTl.dpuf

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Season Generously

Sharing recipes, meal-plans, shopping lists, and cooking tips & tricks

Healthy Living &  Wholesome Recipes

Active, Holistic And Well Being

Whole and Heavenly Oven

Cooking healthy has never been sweeter!

The Maximized Lifestyle

Maximizing your day-to-day.

A Way With The Spoon

Healthy-ish recipes for everyday meals

Low carb living sinful baking

Low carb living...it's not as hard as you think

Simply Sundays!

For the love of home cooking

AMERICA ON COFFEE

Americans' daily coffee ritual... A communal enjoin!

My Spice Cuisine

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