Fusilli with Lentils, Sausage & Tomatoes

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Fusilli with Lentils, Sausage & Tomatoes

Fusilli with Lentils, Sausage & Tomatoes

A can of lentil soup is a the basis for this quick pasta dish.

Serves 6

Prep Time 25 min

Total Time 25 min.


  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces hot Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
  • 1 19-ounce c lentil soup
  • 1 14-ounce c diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, or parsley
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 12 ounces fusilli

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and cook, breaking up clumps with a fork, until browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add lentil soup and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in basil (or parsley) and season with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Cook pasta until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with sauce and serve.