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Skillet Turkey Pasta

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Skillet Turkey Pasta

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, lowfat, pasta, skillet meal, turkey
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 1.5 cups
Calories: 389kcal


  • 8 ounce elbow noodles
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound turkey, ground
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 2 medium tomato, red
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 15 ounce kidney beans, canned
  • 2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegetable broth

Serve With

  • 4 medium nectarine


  • Cook pasta as directed on package. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Once hot, add turkey. Stir and break apart to crumble. Cook until no longer pink.
  • Meanwhile, roughly chop pepper, tomatoes and onion. Add to food processor; pulse until chunky or even longer if desired (but avoid pureeing).  Drain and rinse beans.
  • Add veggies to skillet with pasta, beans, cumin, chili powder, salt and vegetable broth. Mix together and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve with sliced nectarines on the side.
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Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 476mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 12g

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