Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Cajun Turkey Pasta

March 15, 2019 at 5:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is a Cajun Turkey Pasta. You’ll be using the JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Cajun Style Bone-In Turkey Breast along with Whole Wheat Spaghetti, Cajun Seasonings, Green Onions, Bell Peppers, Cream and Sugar to make this week’s dish. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes. So Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2019!

Cajun Turkey Pasta
Kick your spaghetti up a notch with Cajun seasonings! With green onions, bell peppers, cream and a little sugar, this filling weeknight dinner recipe stays lean at under 300 calories per serving.

2 cups JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Cajun Style Bone-In Turkey Breast
½ (1-pound) box whole wheat spaghetti
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ cup diced onion
½ cup diced green bell pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes, not drained
2 tablespoons tomato paste
½ teaspoon sugar
salt and freshly ground pepper, if desired
¼ cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
⅓ cup whipping cream
⅓ cup sliced green onions

1) Cook turkey according to package directions. Cut into cubes; set aside 2 cups. Reserve remaining turkey for another use.
2) Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain, return to same pan.
3) While spaghetti is cooking, in large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Cook 5 minutes until onion is softened, stirring occasionally.
4) Add tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper, if desired. Simmer 5 minutes or until thickened. Add turkey, parsley, whipping cream and green onions. Stir until hot. Add turkey mixture to spaghetti. Toss to combine.


Calories 350
Protein 12g
Carbohydrates 54g
Fiber 10g
Sugars 8g
Fat 12g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 55mg
Saturated Fat 5g

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