Italian Sausage with Zucchini Noodles and Summer Vegetables

prep time
15 minutes
total time
45 minutes


  • 1 (14-oz.) pkg. Carando® Spicy Sicilian Italian Sausage Links
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 medium zucchini squash, spiralized with blade into noodles


1. Cook sausage in 2 tablespoons hot oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until browned on all sides, about 12 minutes. Remove from skillet; set aside.
2. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to same skillet and sauté onion until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce, chicken broth, garlic and oregano; cook for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Return sausage to skillet along with tomatoes. Cover and simmer until internal temperature of sausage reaches at least 165°F., about 10 minutes.
4. Remove cover and simmer until sauce has reduced to desired consistency. Stir in parsley.
5. Place zucchini noodles in large serving bowl; top with Italian sausage and sauce. Toss thoroughly until noodles begin to wilt and are fully incorporated.

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