Spicy Turkey Pasta
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1 (28-ounce) can chopped Italian tomatoes
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves (optional)
  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is translucent. Add turkey and cook until browned. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add cooked pasta and spinach; cover and cook on low for 2 to 3 minutes, or until spinach wilts a bit and flavors are blended. Serve over whole wheat spaghetti or penne. Makes 4 servings.