Thursday, June 11, 2009

Italian Sausage with Olive Marinara Sauce

1 lb turkey Italian sausages, cut into 1/2" chunks
1 tbl olive oil
1 26-oz jar marinara sauce
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
4 oz kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
1/2 c. fresh basil leaves, slivered
grated Parmesan cheese

Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the sausage and cook until browned and cooked through, about 30 min., stirring occasionally. Add the marinara sauce, black & red pepper and simmer uncovered 10 min. Add the olives and basil, heat 1-2 min.

If desired, serve with hot cooked pasta, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

6 servings

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