Sunday Dinner Series: Whole Wheat Spaghetti w/Italian-Style Turkey Sausage

Whole Wheat Spaghetti w/Turkey Sausage

After 30-something years of preparing Sunday dinners, there are times when I get tired of cooking the same meals. But, I never grow tired of making spaghetti. Heck, who doesn’t love spaghetti. And, for any woman, who is short on time and wants to cook a tasty meal — spaghetti is the go-to dish. The preparation time for cooking spaghetti is about 30 minutes. Serve it with a salad and rolls — voila! You’ve got a meal that your family will enjoy.

Whole Wheat Spaghetti w/Italian Style Turkey SausageOver the years, I’ve made many variations of spaghetti, but a family favorite is spaghetti with Italian-style turkey sausage. The abundance of seasonings in the sausage blend well with the pasta and spaghetti sauce.

Whole Wheat Spaghetti w/Italian-style Turkey SausageWhole Wheat Spaghetti w/Italian-style Turkey Sausage

Whole Wheat Spaghetti w/Italian-style Turkey Sausage

  • Servings: 10-12
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 8 Italian style turkey sausages
  • 2 green peppers (chopped)
  • 1/2 sweet onion (chopped)
  • 2 (13.25oz) boxes of thin whole wheat spaghetti
  • 2 (24oz) jars spaghetti sauce
  • 2 (14.5oz) cans Hunts Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add turkey sausages, garlic and Italian seasoning. Cook sausages until completely done. Cut-up sausages into smaller pieces.
  4. Add green peppers, onions and diced tomatoes. Cook until vegetables are tender.
  5. Drain cooked pasta; set aside.
  6. Heat spaghetti sauce in a large pot.
  7. Add sausages and vegetables to sauce and stir.
  8. Add drained spaghetti to sauce and mix thoroughly.
  9. Serve spaghetti with salad and garlic rolls.

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