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Creamy Turkey Pasta

Creamy Turkey Pasta

Wondering what to do with turkey leftovers? Use them in this quick pasta recipe for an easy Italian dinner. This recipe features chopped OVEN READY™ Turkey simmered in a savory cream sauce with garlic, diced tomatoes and fresh basil. Ready in under 30 minutes!

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servings Makes 6 servings 6
preparation time PREP 10 minutes
total time TOTAL Under 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (1-pound) box penne pasta, cooked, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • ⅔ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 6 vine-ripened tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • 2 cups chopped leftover JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Turkey
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • finely grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

Directions

  1. Cook pasta as specified on the package.
  2. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook 5 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally. Stir in red pepper. Add broth. Simmer 3 minutes or until liquid has reduced by half. Add tomatoes and tomato paste. Cook 5 minutes until tomatoes are soft and mixture is thickened. Add cream and turkey. Simmer mixture 2 to 3 minutes until thickened and turkey is hot. Stir in basil and pasta; toss to combine. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories440

Protein26g

Carbohydrates64g

Fiber4g

Sugars7g

Fat10g

Cholesterol50mg

Sodium330mg

Saturated Fat5g

MADE WITH

OVEN READY™ Whole Turkey

OVEN READY™ Whole Turkey

OVEN READY™ Bone-In Turkey Breast

OVEN READY™ Bone-In Turkey Breast

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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