Sweet Onion & Sausage Spaghetti

Sweet onion seasons turkey, light cream, basil and tomatoes for a quick, springy meal in minutes.

Sweet Onion & Sausage Spaghetti

Average Rating: 4.5

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 4 servings.


  • 6 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese, optional


  • 1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook sausage in oil for 5 minutes. Add onion; cook 8-10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and onion is tender.
  • 2. Stir in tomatoes and basil; heat through. Add cream; bring to a boil. Drain spaghetti; toss with sausage mixture. Garnish with cheese if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 334 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 6g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.