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Meaty Pasta with Asparagus

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Meaty Pasta with Asparagus

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Meaty Pasta with Asparagus
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 503kcal


Serve With

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 2 medium apple


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Cook pasta as directed on package.
  • Meanwhile, spray a skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add ground turkey and season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Stir and cook until no longer pink, approximately 5-6 minutes. Add marinara and heat through.
  • While turkey is cooking, add asparagus to a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Juice lemon over asparagus and then add about 1/4 teaspoon of zest; toss to coat. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • Serve pasta topped with turkey sauce; with asparagus and sliced apples on the side.
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Calories: 503kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 905mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 20g

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