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. Tex-Mex Turkey Spaghetti is ready in under 30 minutes and full of authentic flavor—all for under 500 calories per serving.
teaspoons olive oil
(19.5-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Bratwurst
cup chopped onion
teaspoons minced garlic
tablespoon Mexican seasoning or 2 teaspoons chili powder plus 1 teaspoon ground cumin
(140.5-ounce) can chili or salsa-style tomatoes, undrained
cup picante sauce
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
cups shredded Cheddar cheese
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.
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.
Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened. Transfer spaghetti to serving plates.
Top with sauce; sprinkle with cheese.