Quick Turkey Springtime Pasta

Quick Turkey Springtime Pasta
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Prep Time

< 15 minutes

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Total Time

< 30 minutes

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Servings

6

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Calories

600

Per Serving

Ingredients

12 ounces (about 5 cups) uncooked bowtie (farfalle) pasta

1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces

½ cup frozen petite peas

1 pound BUTTERBALL® Fresh All Natural Ground Turkey

1 tablespoon cornstarch

teaspoons garlic salt

1 teaspoon fennel seeds

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes, plus additional for garnish

2 teaspoons vegetable oil

1 container (15 ounces) refrigerated Alfredo sauce

¼ cup whole milk or water

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

½ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon lemon peel

Directions

  • 1.
    Cook pasta according to package directions, adding asparagus during last 4 minutes of cooking. Stir in peas; drain pasta mixture.
  • 2.
    Gently combine turkey, cornstarch, garlic salt, fennel seeds and ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes in medium bowl.
  • 3.
    Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of turkey mixture; cook and stir, breaking up turkey into small crumble-size pieces. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Transfer browned turkey to another medium bowl. Repeat with remaining turkey mixture, and keep warm.
  • 4.
    Combine Alfredo sauce, milk and lemon juice in same skillet over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally. Add pasta mixture; stir gently to coat. Divide pasta mixture among serving bowls; top evenly with turkey mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and lemon peel. Garnish with additional red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving

Calories600
Total Fat30g
Carbs54g
Protein29g
Trans Fat0g
Sodium1080mg
Sugar7g
Saturated Fat13g
Cholesterol95mg
Dietary Fiber2g