Asparagus Turkey Penne

Asparagus Turkey Penne

This fresh spring pasta features steamed asparagus, crumbled blue cheese and lean cubed turkey. Flavorful and ready in under 30 minutes, this pasta salad recipe makes weeknight dinner easy

Makes 4 servings 4
Prep time 10 minutes PTM
Total time Under 30 minutes PTM
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Nutritional Information

Calories 360 Fat 7g
Protein 29g Cholesterol 50mg
Carbohydrates 46g Sodium 930mg
Fiber 3g Saturated Fat 2g
Sugars 4g


8 ounces uncooked whole grain penne pasta

4 ounces fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces

2 cups diced JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

½ cup diced red onion

1 tablespoon canola oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons mustard

1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon

¼ teaspoon black pepper

2 ounces reduced-fat blue cheese, crumbled


STEP 1: Cook pasta according to package directions. Stir in asparagus three minutes before pasta is done.

STEP 2: Meanwhile, stir together turkey, onion, canola oil, lemon juice, mustard, tarragon and black pepper in a medium bowl. Set aside.

STEP 3: Drain pasta mixture. Combine pasta mixture with turkey mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.

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