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Turkey Spiral Skillet Recipe
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Turkey Spiral Skillet Recipe

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Family-friendly and everyday delicious, this is a little healthier and lighter twist on classic beef and pasta dishes. It’s fast and full of flavor. —Mandy Phelps, Gresham, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) whole wheat spiral pasta
  • 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium sweet orange pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 351 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 542mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 9g fiber), 26g protein

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook the turkey, orange pepper, mushrooms, onion and garlic until turkey is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, spaghetti sauce and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain pasta; add to skillet. Stir in olives; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese just before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Spiral Skillet in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p57

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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


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cgraber1123
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2015

"This was awesome, great flavor. My husband and 7 yr old loved it. When I made it the first time, I used whole wheat penne because the store was out of rotini. Still tasted great. When I made it the second time I saut?ed the veggies first in butter to get them softer before I cooked them with the meat. I omitted mushrooms and olives because I don't like them and used an extra pepper."

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cooley2
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"Really enjoyed this dish! Nice flavor."

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ranger3470
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2011

"Quick and easy! The whole family loved this one. I will be keeping this one!"

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desireeball331
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"Very tasty, my family didn't guess it was turkey. I would use a little less pasta the next time i make it"

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