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Spaghetti with Homemade Turkey Sausage Recipe

Spaghetti with Homemade Turkey Sausage Recipe

This speedy and hearty dish is quite tasty. You get the rich flavor by allowing the turkey and spices to blend overnight. Don't skip this step!—Shirley Goodson, West Allis, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 12 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the turkey, fennel seed, water, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Crumble into bite-size pieces into a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until no longer pink. Stir in spaghetti sauce and heat through. Serve with hot spaghetti. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 467 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 917 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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