One-Pot Southwest Turkey Pasta

Spice up your weekday with this easy one-pot dinner! Skip the taco shells and serve this pasta in a bowl topped with all of your favorite Southwest toppings!

 
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Directions


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1. In a Dutch oven or a large deep skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.

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2. Add the ground turkey. Break up the turkey with a wooden spoon and brown until mostly cooked.

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3. Lower heat to medium and add the green onion, garlic and southwest seasoning. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.

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4. Add the tomatoes, chilis, water and pasta. Bring mixture to a boil.

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5. Simmer for 10-12 minutes until pasta is cooked and water has mostly evaporated.

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6. Remove from heat. Top with cheese and cilantro. Serve immediately.


Yield: 6 servings
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One-Pot Southwest Turkey Pasta

prep time: 10 Mcook time: 20 Mtotal time: 30 M
Spice up your weekday with this easy one-pot dinner! Skip the taco shells and serve this pasta in a bowl topped with all of your favorite Southwest toppings!

ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup green onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons southwest seasoning
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes, diced
  • 1 can green chilis
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups medium shells
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese, Mexican
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Southwest Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt

instructions:

How to cook One-Pot Southwest Turkey Pasta

  1. In a Dutch oven or large deep skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the ground turkey. Break up the turkey with a wooden spoon and brown until mostly cooked.
  3. Lower heat to medium and add the green onion, garlic and southwest seasoning. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, chilis, water and pasta. Bring mixture to a boil.
  5. Simmer for 10-12 minutes until pasta is cooked and water has mostly evaporated.
  6. Remove from heat. Top with cheese and cilantro. Serve immediately.

NOTES:

Substitute ground beef or vegetarian crumble for the ground turkey. A taco or fajita seasoning packet will work as a substitute for the Southwest seasoning.

Calories

336.88

Fat (grams)

18.03

Sat. Fat (grams)

5.39

Carbs (grams)

19.17

Fiber (grams)

2.23

Net carbs

16.94

Sugar (grams)

1.83

Protein (grams)

24.86

Sodium (milligrams)

1658.74

Cholesterol (grams)

89.00
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