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Fusilli with Lentils, Sausage & Tomatoes

  • 25 m
  • 25 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“A can of lentil soup is a the basis for this quick pasta dish.”


    • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 4 ounces hot Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
    • 1 19-ounce can lentil soup
    • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
    • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil, or parsley
    • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
    • 12 ounces fusilli


  • 1 Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 Cook pasta until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with sauce and serve.
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