156 sugar calories
- 2 oz whole-wheat penne pasta (hint: a 1 lbs box has 8 2oz servings)
- 1 Italian sausage
- 2 Tbsp marinara sauce
- 1/2 garlic clove, minced
- Olive oil
- 1 cup spinach, chopped
- Salt and pepper
- Parmesan or feta cheese (optional)
Cook pasta and sausage according to package directions. Heat a cast-iron or nonstick skillet on medium-high heat, and add a drizzle of olive oil. When hot, sauté garlic for a minute, then add spinach and still until just wilted. Season with salt and pepper; then stir in sausage, penne, and marinara. Serve with a sprinkling of Parmesan or feta cheese.
You can use any type of whole wheat pasta. You can also use brown rice instead of pasta.