Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Tasty Tuesday Pasta Primavera!

Today we have yet another tasty recipe courtesy of our own Diva Donna!

PASTA Primavera with Italian Turkey Sausage(serves 8 women) or (3 men)


  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked farfalle pasta
  • 1 pound hot Italian turkey sausage, cut into 1/2 inch slices or (Kielbasa)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 small zucchini, chopped
  • 2 small yellow squash, chopped
  • 6 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 20 leaves fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place farfalle pasta in pot and cook 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente; drain.
  2. Place sausage in a large skillet over medium heat and cook until evenly brown; set aside. Heat 1/4 cup oil in skillet. Stir in garlic and onion, and cook until tender. Mix in zucchini, squash, tomatoes, bell pepper and basil. Dissolve bouillon in mixture. Season with red pepper. Stir in remaining oil. Continue cooking 10 minutes.
  3. Mix pasta, sausage and cheese into skillet. Continue cooking 5 minutes, or until heated through. YOU WILL WANT EXTRA HELPINGS OF THIS!! ENJOY!!


  1. I like the color red and white...I like those briefs...I like the model in them...*Sighs happily*

    Ah heh...Yeah...>>

    On another note, that paste dish sounds delicious. I love pasta though I have not tried Italian turkey sausage. Something to try :D

    Ladies, have a wonderful Tuesday! I work early so I'll check back in the afternoon woo!

  2. The recipie sounds good. I've never tried Turkey saugage either. It's a good thing I like to try new things,right Benji...we can always try out the 'sausage' together...

    Hey, I swear his eyebrows just wiggled, I think he likes my idea! Cool! See ya all later, we are going to be busy for awhile!

  3. I haven't tried this one yet, but now that the squash is blooming in my garden, it won't be long!
    If you can't find the Italian turkey sausage, I've made my own by adding fennel, pepper, and salt to ground turkey, which works pretty well.

  4. You're so right. Ben looks good in Red and white.
    Jessica, I bet he raised his eyebrows to that suggestion. The sausage too.
    I like to use Turkey Kielbasa. Just don't overcook the pasta. Enjoy!!!

  5. Yumm! I love everything pasta and this recipe is a really good one. *grin* I manage to get here in time today and I’m going to be thanking my neurologist because thanks to the appointment I had today I got to stay home. YAY! I get to blog with you girls I’m so excited!

    I hate that I can’t check the blog at work and by the time I get home it’s so late I can only read about all the fun you girls had during the day. But you know how it is participating is 100 time better than staying in the sidelines.

  6. I haven't tried turkey sausage either but the recipe sounds delish.

    I'd love to stay and play but I HAVE to get my toes done...they're way overdue. Maybe I'll think about Benji sucking on them while it's being done. *there's a thought*

  7. It's good to have you here, whatever the reason, Leslie! There are plenty of times I can only chime in after work or after I've slept and don't have much time to interact, but it's still fun to read what's been going on.

  8. Great recipe! Love pasta and veggies! My husband is great at tossing things together with pasta. He comes up with some tasty things with left overs sometimes. I'm always amazed!

    Leslie, girl-we missed you! Take it easy today. Don't want to be too nosy, but "neurologist" worries me a little. You okay?

    I woke up thinking it was Sunday so you can imagine what kind of a crappy day I'm in for!

  9. Hi Cheryl,
    I love your site. It is 'Immodest' and bless you for it. I find it liberating in spirit and celebratory in Nature. I love the mix of all the yummy things you feature.
    re: the Cooking portions: Do you you have a garden and, if so, do you use worm bins to richen it with their castings? I am a zealot for worm bins and their wonderful benefits to the garden. If you do not use them I would be happy to supply you with some of my overabundance of wrigglers. (Is it polite to offer worms on a blog? Oh, my! I hope so)
    re: writing: I look forward to reading your works. I am new to Romance writing, coming from a screenwriting/History education background. Your work will, I am certain, inspire me.
    Thanks, Robin.

  10. Hi Robin!
    Glad you're enjoying the blog!
    I don't do worm bins, but I do have a composter, though I mostly use the compost for the flower beds. Aside from that, the only fertilizer I use is freely donated by my horses!

  11. Cheryl you’re right I still enjoy reading about the mayhem that the girls seem to always get themselves into. Seriously you all are the highlight of my day, I love getting home and reading what you all been up to throughout the day.

    Lisa it’s good to be back too :) and I’m okay so don’t worry. The neurologist’s appointment was only to switch some of my migraine medications to more effective ones. The preventive meds that I was taking where not working and I’ve been having migraines. Today I been feeling great so I think all I needed was a piece of Benji and some of that pasta. There is nothing better than a good dose of hunks to make a girl feel better.

  12. Welcome Back EEE. I hope your Migraine get better. You need a clear head for Erotic Hunks like our Benji. And welcome Robin. I have to say we've never Discussed Worm Bins on CBEB's. Our Wigglers are always much bigger in size. I with Cheryl. I do composting, and it's rich with Night Crawlers. We have a few of those on this Blog too. LOL!! Immodest? Cheryl's never been called that either. LOL!!!

  13. Geez I read it too fast. I thought it was Benji that can serve 8 women or 3 men. Scared me there for a minute. I'd love to try that recipe. Looks easy & tasty (like Benji)

  14. Mary G.
    Slow Down. you're going to fast. Savor the Experience. Benji is Awesome. And, he's in really great shape. But 8 women. 3 men I don't think so!!!
    Forget about it. LOL!!!