Recipe: Zoodles With Turkey Sausage And Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Zucchini noodles are a delicious alternative to pasta
Zucchini noodles mixed with sun-dried tomatoes and chunks of sausage

When it comes to incorporating more vegetables into your meals, it doesn’t get easier than this recipe. This dish allows for you to move beyond your traditional white or whole wheat pastas and experiment with a vegetable-based pasta — otherwise known as “zoodles.” Top your zucchini noodles off with some warm Italian turkey sausage (preferably organic), cannellini beans, sun dried tomatoes and the best blend of flavors!

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2 zucchini
2 yellow squash
2 yellow squash
8 ½ ounces sun dried tomatoes in extra virgin olive oil (in a glass jar)
1 can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
2 packages Italian chicken and turkey sausage, removed from casing and cut into 1-inch pieces (preferably a brand that is gluten-free and organic)
2 cups spinach
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Dash of sea salt
Dash of black pepper


  1. Insert the zucchini and yellow squash into a spirilizer or spiral slicer to create zucchini noodles (“zoodles”).
  2. In a large pan heat the extra-virgin olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken and turkey to pan and sauté for about 6-8 minutes, or until sausage is cooked well.
  3. Pour the zucchini and yellow squash noodles, sun-dried tomatoes and liquid, cannellini beans, spinach, salt and pepper into the pan. Sauté for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Mix ingredients together and portion into meals for the rest of the week.

Nutritional information

Makes 6 servings

Each serving has:

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Calories 436
Fat 13g
Carbs 22g
Protein 28g
Fiber 1g
Sugar 597mg
Added Sugar 0g
Sodium 1,248mg

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