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Quick Turkey Spaghetti Recipe

Quick Turkey Spaghetti Recipe

"My family never tires of this versatile entree. We can have it once a week, and it’s different each time! I sometimes omit the turkey for a meatless meal, change up the veggies or use my own tomato sauce.” Mary Lou Moeller - Wooster, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 6 ounces uncooked multigrain spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook the turkey, pepper, mushrooms and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2. Stir in the tomato sauce, spaghetti, water and garlic salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until spaghetti and vegetables are tender. Garnish with cheese if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups (calculated without cheese) equals 357 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 728 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.