Recipe By KATHYP100
Published Apr 2nd
Pasta Primavera with Italian Turkey Sausage
Prep 20m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 50m
Servings 8 servings Calories 477.3

A delicious dish created from the fresh bounty of my garden. My whole family has seconds when we have this meal!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked farfalle pasta
  • 1 pound hot Italian turkey sausage, cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • ½ cup olive oil, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, diced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 small zucchini, chopped
  • 2 small yellow squash, chopped
  • 6 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 20 leaves fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place farfalle in pot and cook 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente; drain.
  2. 2 Place sausage in a large skillet over medium heat and cook until evenly brown; set aside. Heat 1/4 cup oil in skillet. Stir in garlic and onion, and cook until tender. Mix in zucchini, squash, tomatoes, bell pepper and basil. Dissolve bouillon in the mixture. Season with red pepper. Stir in remaining oil. Continue cooking 10 minutes.
  3. 3 Mix pasta, sausage and cheese into skillet. Continue cooking 5 minutes, or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 477.3
  • Carbohydrate 50.1 g
  • Cholesterol 38.3 mg
  • Fat 21.8 g
  • Fiber 4.7 g
  • Protein 20.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.4 g
  • Sodium 620.9 mg
  • Sugar 3.3 g


  1. What a wonderful dish! I presented it in a cooking class at church and received rave reviews. This recipe makes 7 cups and freezes well for the next go 'round. My modifications: bulk turkey Italian sausage canned diced tomatoes with basil & garlic zucchini and summer squash broccoli cauliflower & carrot mix can of mushroom - Read more ...
  2. This is a great recipe and is easy to tweak according to your likes/dislikes. I also use one can of diced tomatoes (if I don't have any fresh) and I don't add green pepper. I also don't add as much parmesan cheese as it calls for. I've used the farfelle pasta but my favorite to - Read more ...
  3. This recipe surprised me with how tasty it was. I was just looking for a way to use up the squash from my garden! I had to use canned tomatoes since my garden is only offering green maters right now. I also left out the green pepper since I don't like it. I used much - Read more ...
  4. This recipe is OUTSTANDING! I make minor changes to it and it comes out delicious everytime. I use one 15oz can of diced tomatoes (w/Basil,Oregano,Garlic flavoring) in place of the Roma tomatoes, I use Romano cheese in place of the Parmesan and I use a total of 1/4 cup of oil instead of the 1/2 - Read more ...
  5. This recipe was OK. It was very fresh tasting - a good summer meal. It did not have enough flavor for my family. If I make it again I will try adding extra seasonings...
  6. my husband made this for us tonight and it was great! he made a few modifications. he added mushrooms, and some fat free cream cheese and 1% milk to make it more saucy. tasted like a wonderful cream sauce but with much less fat!
  7. I made this recipe scaled down to 4. I took the sausage out of the casing before cooking it added a small amount of Maderia wine 1 small diced jalapeno pepper and about 10 fennel seeds. My husband liked it which is a true test. I definately will make it again.
  8. We loved this. I kind of doubled it used 2 lbs of penne and 2 lbs of hot turkey sausage because my husband has a tendancy to pick out the good stuff from the leftovers. Also didn't have any fresh tomatoes on hand so used 3 14 oz can of diced romas. Waiting for those - Read more ...
  9. We have a new favorite! If youre looking for a sauage/pasta dish that isn't all smothered in tomato sauce then this is for you! The boullion and tomatoes make such a light refreshing sauce that really brings out the other flavors! For best results I wouldn't advise subbing dried basil for fresh (flavor goes down - Read more ...
  10. This was delicious with just the right amount of spiciness. I was a little skeptical about the addition of bouillon granules but they blended in nicely and really enhanced the flavor. I followed the recipe exactly although it's one of those that could be tweaked to one's tastes. I might try a variation on it - Read more ...