Preparation time: 20min
Cooking time: 20min
1 box whole wheat penne pasta
8 ounces hot turkey Italian sausage (5 small Italian sausage or 3 big)â€¨
1 cup chopped onion â€¨
1 cup chopped green bell pepper â€¨
3 garlic cloves, minced â€¨
Cooking spray â€¨
28oz cans no salt-added whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped â€¨
1/2 cup halved pitted kalamata olives â€¨
1 small can tomato paste â€¨
1 tablespoon capers, drained â€¨
1 teaspoon anchovy paste â€¨
1/2 cup (2 ounces) finely shredded Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 400°.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain well.
Remove casings from sausage. Place sausage, onion, pepper, and garlic in a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat; sauté 8 minutes, stirring to crumble.
Add tomatoes, olives, tomato paste, capers, and anchovy paste to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add pasta, tossing well to combine. Spoon pasta mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with cheese. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until cheese melts and begins to brown.