Turkey Sausage and Grilled Vegetable Penne

  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time30 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Turkey Sausage and Grilled Vegetable Penne

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  • 4 Ontario Turkey sausages, grilled and thinly sliced

  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½ cup red onion, grilled and coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup red pepper, grilled and coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup asparagus, grilled and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

  • 3 garlic cloves, finely diced

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • ¼ cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped

  • 6 cups cooked penne pasta

  • salt and pepper

  • ½ cup coarsely grated fresh Parmesan cheese


  • In a medium saucepan add the olive oil, Turkey sausage, grilled onions, grilled peppers, grilled asparagus, cherry tomatoes, and garlic.

  • Sauté gently until the mixture is hot and the flavours have married. Add the balsamic vinegar and 3 tbsp of the basil.

  • Add the cooked pasta to the hot mixture. Adjust the seasoning.

  • Place in a large serving dish. Top with the grated Parmesan cheese and the remainder of the basil.

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This article was originally published on Jun 25, 2018