A can of lentil soup is a the basis for this quick pasta dish. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1999

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  • Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and cook, breaking up clumps with a fork, until browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add lentil soup and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in basil (or parsley) and season with salt and pepper.

  • Cook pasta until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with sauce and serve.

Nutrition Facts

318 calories; 5.1 g total fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 596 mg sodium. 55.3 g carbohydrates; 14 g protein; Full Nutrition