Pasta with Turkey Sausage, Tomatoes and Mozzarella

  • Yield 4 servings

Penne with Italian turkey sausage, smoked mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

turkey pasta
The National Turkey Federation


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 -- garlic clove, crushed
1 -- medium onion, chopped
2 -- (14 1/2 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes with juice, broken up with spoon
1 pound Italian turkey sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
1 pound penne
8 ounces smoked mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated


  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute; discard garlic. Add onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes with juice, sausage, and pepper flakes. Cover and cook over medium-high heat until sauce is thickened, about 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with sauce in large bowl.
  4. Toss with mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve hot.

Recipe courtesy of by Shady Brook Farms.



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