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Pasta is an easy meal that the whole family can enjoy! This recipe adds plenty servings of vegetables and protein for a complete nutrient meal.
Although you can use any type of protein, Italian sausage really makes this recipe authentic. One link of Italian sausage holds 16g of protein, 35g of fat and .7g of carbohydrates. Traditionally, Italian sausage is made from pork, but if you are unable to tolerate pork or want the recipe to be healthier, go for a sausage made of chicken or ground turkey. There are also meatless Italian sausage options.