1 tbsp. olive oil
2 links jalapeño sausage
1.5 cups diced onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 pepper of your choice, diced
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup milk
8 ounces whole wheat pasta
10 mushrooms, diced
1 red tomato, diced
1/2 tsp. salt and pepper
1/3 cup thinly sliced green onion
1 cup cheese (optional)
1. Add olive oil to a skillet and heat, then add the diced onions. Cook for about 5 minutes before adding the diced sausage. Cook for another 10 minutes, stirring often. Add garlic and diced pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.
2. Add broth, milk, pasta, mushrooms, tomato, salt, pepper and green onion. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Cook for 15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
3. Remove from heat and serve. If you are choosing to top with cheese, sprinkle cheese on top and heat for another 5 minutes.