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Grilled Fennel, Sausage and Tomato Pasta Recipe

Atkins Grilled Fennel, Sausage and Tomato Pasta
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 4
Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 16 oz Tomato
  • 1 bulb Fennel Bulk
  • 3 tbsp Light Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 6 oz Chick Pea Penne Pasta
  • 20 oz, raw (yield after cooking) Italian Sausage


  1. Heat grill to medium heat.  Dice the tomatoes and slice the fennel bulb into 1/4-inch slices.
  2. In a large bowl, toss diced tomatoes, 2 tablespoons oil, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; set aside.
  3. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain; return to pasta pot and toss with tomato mixture.
  4. Place sausages on the grill and cook until sausages are no longer pink in center, about 7 minutes per side.
  5. While the sausage is grilling, brush fennel bulb slices with remaining oil, salt and pepper. Grill until fennel is tender, about 4 minutes per side. Cut sausage into 1/3 inch slices.
  6. Coarsely chop the grilled fennel. Add sausage and fennel to the pasta mixture and gently toss to mix. Garnish with fennel sprigs and serve hot or at room temperature.

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)