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Cajun Turkey Pasta

Cajun Turkey Pasta

Kick your spaghetti up a notch with Cajun seasonings! With green onions, bell peppers, cream and a little sugar, this filling weeknight dinner recipe stays lean at under 300 calories per serving. 

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servings Makes 4 servings 4
preparation time PREP Under 30 minutes
total time TOTAL More than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Cajun Style Bone-In Turkey Breast
  • ½ (1-pound) box whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes, not drained
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • salt and freshly ground pepper, if desired
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
  • ⅓ cup whipping cream
  • ⅓ cup sliced green onions

Directions

  1. Cook turkey according to package directions. Cut into cubes; set aside 2 cups. Reserve remaining turkey for another use.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain, return to same pan.
  3. While spaghetti is cooking, in large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Cook 5 minutes until onion is softened, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper, if desired. Simmer 5 minutes or until thickened. Add turkey, parsley, whipping cream and green onions. Stir until hot. Add turkey mixture to spaghetti. Toss to combine.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories350

Protein12g

Carbohydrates54g

Fiber10g

Sugars8g

Fat12g

Cholesterol30mg

Sodium55mg

Saturated Fat5g

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