Spicy Jalapeno Whole Wheat Pasta Toss

Spicy Jalapeno Whole Wheat Pasta Toss


"This hearty pasta dish includes fresh asparagus, along with spicy jalapeno chicken sausage and mozzarella."


30 m servings 389 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 389 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 22.7 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 524 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cut the sausage into 1/4 thick slices.
  2. Place a large skillet over medium high heat, coat with 1 tablespoon olive oil, and cook and stir the onion for 1 minute, until just golden.
  3. Add the roasted garlic puree, stir together.
  4. Add the spicy jalapeno slices, brown on both sides, about 2 minutes.
  5. Add the asparagus, tomatoes and chick peas, toss with the sausage mix, and season with the salt, pepper and fresh basil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 2 minutes with the reserved pasta liquid.
  6. Toss in the cooked pasta and heat through, for 2 more minutes.
  7. To serve, top with the mozzarella balls, and lightly drizzle with the remaining olive oil.
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  1. 9 Ratings


I thought this was a really good dish! I didn't have whole wheat pasta, so I just used regular pasta. I also omitted the chick peas because I just didn't have them. Overall a delicious dish that...

I thought this was excellent! Really easy too!

Delicious recipe and would absolutely make this again! I was expecting the jalapeno sausage to be spicier but it's got a nice flavor. The only changes I made was that I added about a cup of ch...

Loved this recipe! I would definitely make again! Such a great combination of flavors! The only change I made was to substitute broccoli for the asparagus(we don't like). Other than that, made a...

I used a pasta trio (not whole wheat), artichoke hearts instead of asparagus, and asiago cheese grated over the top....not bad!

This recipe was delicious and I will make it again. Since we don't have Al Fresco in our area, I had to substitute another chicken sausage but otherwise followed the recipe for the most part. ...

I thought this was okay. I would have preferred more of a sauce instead of a medley of ingredients, and a spicier kick instead of just in the sausage. The chick peas were odd too. Maybe it wo...

This was a huge hit with the family! I didn't use Whole Wheat Pasta (never do) and I would have preferred if there had been a sauce. But the sausage was great!

My first issue w/this recipe, is I hate opening cans/boxes and not using all of the contents (pasta/chickpeas). I know it's my issue, but it's an issue, all the same. That being said, I was pl...