Wondering what to do with turkey leftovers? Use them in this Creamy Turkey 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!
(1-pound) box penne pasta, cooked, rinsed and drained
teaspoon olive oil
cup chopped onion
garlic cloves, minced
teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
vine-ripened tomatoes, diced
tablespoons tomato paste
cup whipping cream
cups chopped leftover JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Turkey
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
finely grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
Cook pasta as specified on the package.
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.