Farfalle w/ Turkey & Veggies

This is one of those dinners that will go in the “dinner in 30 minutes” folder, as well as ‘healthy’, or ‘not so bad for ya’ folder. Nothing fancy, in fact, pretty primitive, but oh so delicious! Turkey is pretty lean and vegetables give this dish vibrancy and color. My sister brought this over a couple of days ago and I was reminded once more that all good things are simple! I love it when my dear sister drops in with some food, because not only am I glad to see her, but it also means that I do not have to cook! Win, win, for me 😀

Farfalle with turkey and veggies in a yellow decorative bowl.
If you’re not watching your figure, use cream to give the dish some added flavor and creaminess. If you are, just replace it with water, to help cook the broccoli & bell peppers.

A bowl of farfalle mixed with vegetables and ground turkey.

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Farfalle w/ Turkey & Veggies

A simple combination of juicy turkey and flavorful veggies come together to make a quick yet delicious meal.

Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: farfalle pasta, pasta recipe
Calories: 594 kcal
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Farfalle Pasta
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 8 mini bell peppers sliced (or 2 bell peppers (reg. size))
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled, pressed
  • 1/3 – 1/2 cups water or heavy cream
  • Oil
  • Salt

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Sauté diced onion with some oil in a sauté pan.
  3. Add ground turkey and separating the meat with a wooden spoon let cook until the moisture evaporates. Let it brown slightly continuously stirring with a spoon.
  4. Add 2 tsp salt (or to taste), pressed garlic, broccoli florets & bell pepper, stir. Cook with the lid on, adding about 1/3 –1/2 cup water or cream to the mixture, and stirring as needed.
  5. Add pasta, stir. Adjust amount of salt if needed. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Farfalle w/ Turkey & Veggies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 594 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 83mg 3%
Potassium 889mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 94g 31%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 7g
Protein 44g 88%
Vitamin A 41.3%
Vitamin C 138.9%
Calcium 6.2%
Iron 16.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Julia | JuliasAlbum.com

    Oh yes, I love those 30 minute dinners! I just simply don’t have time or energy for anything more after a long work day! Now, the weekend is a different deal. 🙂

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    • I like weekends 😀 but you gotta eat something in between them too, unfortunately lol

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