January is officially pasta month in my book. It’s my go-to comfort food during the cold winter months here in Toronto. The city is too expensive to have a car, but I love living downtown because I can walk everywhere. However, with our cold Canadian winters sometimes I regret that icy winter walk to school. l guess it’s nothing a steaming hot bowl of delicious pasta with basil, roasted garlic, peppers and turkey sausage can’t fix!
This One Pot Spicy Turkey Sausage Arrabiata is just what you’ve been looking for to solve your last minute dinner woes. With this speedy dish, you can move from the fridge to the couch (err, I mean dinner table) in just 30 minutes and barely any clean up. Unbelievable, I know.
Beyond cold winter nights in, pasta is suitable for just about any occasion. Date night, Monday night, feeling lazy after work night, when you’ve run out of dishes night…seriously, shall I go on? You really don’t even need an excuse to whip yourself up a big bowl of this.
Any excuse I can take to not make any more dirty dishes or make a mess in my kitchen is a-okay with me. Plus, you can justify this comfort food dish by substituting pork sausage with turkey sausage for a lower-calorie main. The only thing I would change with this pasta is adding mushrooms. I am a mushroom fiend you know…
If you’re having trouble warming up this winter, this arrabiata sauce will definitely do it for you. I used dried chili flakes but you can just as easily use fresh red chilies. I can always go for spicy food, and this dish is no different!
Are you going to give this One Pot Spicy Turkey Sausage Arrabiata a try? If you do be sure to tag me on Instagram and Twitter. How do you handle spice? I’m loving it these days as you can tell!