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Turkey Sausage with Pasta

Turkey Sausage with Pasta is a great recipe that you can interchange whatever vegetables you like. Try your version today.

Turkey Sausage with Pasta is a quick week night meal that is full of vegetables and nutrients. You can add or substitute a variety of vegetables in this dish. I often change the vegetables to what I have in the refrigerator that needs to be used up. 

Cost Per Serving $2.80 as of September 2022

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $16.78.

If you have a stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $14.78.

  • The cost per serving is reduced to $2.46.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Stove Top

Recipe serves: 6

Serving size: 1.5 cups

Equipment needed: Pot, Deep Skillet

Total time: 30 minutes


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

There is a savings of about $2.00 if you have a stocked pantry.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $2.00 as of September 2022

  • chili powder $1.00
  • Italian seasoning $1.00


Total: $14.78 as of September 2022

  • 1 pound Italian turkey sausage $6.49
  • 1 onion $0.60
  • 1 green pepper $0.89
  • 1 garlic bulb $0.54
  • 8 oz mushrooms $1.98
  • 1 box garden rotini $0.92
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 28 oz $1.36
  • 1 block mozzarella cheese 8 oz $2.00

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Complete the prep from the prep tab above.
  2. Bring pot of water to boil and cook 1 pound of pasta to package directions. 
  3. Place skillet on medium heat and add turkey sausage along with green pepper mixture then sauté until meat is fully cooked (165°) breaking turkey into small pieces. 
  4. Drain then add garlic to the skillet for 1 minute. 
  5. Stir in 28 ounces of tomatoes with seasonings and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. 
  6. Add pasta to sauce and top with cheese. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Weekly Dinners for 4 under $70 – Menu 3

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