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Tex-Mex Turkey Spaghetti

Tex-Mex Turkey Spaghetti

Here’s a fun and easy weeknight dinner that combines two favorite food genres — Italian and Tex-Mex for a classic spaghetti with a picante twist. Done in under 30 minutes and less than 500 calories per serving.

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servings Makes 6 servings 6
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Under 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 (19.5-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Bratwurst
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Mexican seasoning or 2 teaspoons chili powder plus 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (14½-ounce) can chili or salsa-style tomatoes, undrained
  • ¾ cup picante sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 12 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 1½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Pinch ¾-inch pieces of bratwurst into pan; discard casings. Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until browned. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
  2. Add onion, garlic and Mexican seasoning; cook over medium-high heat 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes, picante sauce and oregano; bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened. Transfer spaghetti to serving plates. Top with sauce; sprinkle with cheese.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories400

Protein27g

Carbohydrates29g

Fiber3g

Sugars3g

Fat19g

Cholesterol85mg

Sodium980mg

Saturated Fat9g

MADE WITH

Lean Turkey Bratwurst

Lean Turkey Bratwurst

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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