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Firehouse Recipe of the Week: Penne with Italian Turkey Sausage



Penne with Italian Turkey Sausage



  • 1/2 lb. hot or sweet Italian turkey sausage
  • Nonfat cooking spray
  • 1/2 c. chopped red onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 8 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small red pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 small yellow pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 small zucchini cut in half lengthwise, then sliced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt diced tomatoes with garlic and oregano
  • 1/4 c. fat free sour cream
  • 4 hot cooked whole wheat penne pasta (½ pound dry)
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper 


  1. Prepare pasta according to package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, remove sausage from casing and cook in large non-stick skillet coated with cooking spray until browned, stir to crumble.
  3. Add onion and garlic, sauté for 2 minutes, stirring.
  4. Add mushrooms, peppers and zucchini; sauté for 5 minutes or until turkey is cooked through and veggies are tender.
  5. Stir in tomatoes and cook to heat through.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream, drained hot pasta, and pepper.

   Portland Fire & Rescue 

   We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

   September 1, 2011


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