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Creamy Turkey Fettuccine Recipe

Creamy Turkey Fettuccine Recipe

This is one of my family's favorite turkey dishes. There are never any leftovers. I like it because it's quick, light and delicious. —Paula Marchesi of Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat garlic-herb spreadable cheese
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the milk, cream cheese and spreadable cheese. Cook and stir over medium heat until cheeses are melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in the turkey, broccoli, roasted peppers, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and pepper; heat through.
  • 2. Drain fettuccine and place in a large serving bowl. Top with turkey mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 376 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 461 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.