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Chicken Sausage Penne Pasta

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A creamy chicken sausage penne pasta dish loaded with flavor that comes together in under 20 minutes!


Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 package al fresco All Natural chicken sausage, sliced horizontally
  • 1 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups dry penne pasta
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute onion until translucent.
  2. Add sliced chicken sausage, cooking for 1-2 minutes to brown the sausage.
  3. Add diced tomatoes and chicken broth.  Adjust heat to bring to a boil.
  4. Add penne pasta.  Turn heat down and simmer for 7 minutes.
  5. Stir in cream cheese.
  6. Add spinach, salt, and pepper.  Stir well and serve!