Leftover Turkey Pasta Recipe

Leftover Turkey Pasta Recipe with a creamy sauce is the perfect Ground Turkey Recipe! Other Leftover Turkey Recipes can’t beat this easy and delicious turkey pasta!

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

Black Friday coincidentally falls on the same day as the all-you-can-eat-leftover-turkey-day. So after you come back from a day of shopping, if you do that kind of thing, you will want to make something quick with all the turkey that’s left from Thanksgiving Day!

Leftover Turkey Recipes

Thanksgiving turkey is the best, but one can only eat so much turkey! What do you do with all that turkey? I decided to make a Turkey Recipe that’s simple, fast, and enjoyed by the whole family! That’s when this Ground Turkey Recipe came to life. This pasta will be on the top of your Leftover Turkey Recipes list!

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

A Pasta Recipe with a combination of Ground Turkey, tomatoes, peppers, cheese, and a creamy sauce. Like many Pasta Recipes, this one is such a great recipe, it’s simple to make and is full of flavor!

What Pasta can I use?

In this Leftover Turkey Pasta, bow-tie pasta was used. You can also use spaghetti, macaroni, rigatoni, penne, shells, or any other pasta!

Do I have to use Ground Turkey?

For the best results use either pulsed or Ground Turkey. Use this Food Processor to do so!

So here’s something we make every year. It’s simple, delicious and the kids love it! Try it and let me know what you think!

Leftover Turkey Pasta Recipe

Yields: 4-6 servings

Ingredients for Leftover Turkey Pasta Recipe:

  • bow-tie pasta
  • onion
  • leftover turkey
  • bell peppers
  • cheese
  • chicken stock
  • heavy whipping cream
  • oil
  • cherry tomato

How to make Leftover Turkey Pasta Recipe

  • In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and stir often. Saute until onion is golden.
  • Put the turkey meat through a grinder, or use a food processor to pulse it until fine.

  • Combine the sautéed onion, cooked pasta, ground turkey meat, pepper, and cheese.

  • Add in the chicken stock and heavy whipping cream. Mix together and heat through until cheese is melted and the pasta absorbs the liquid.
  • Season with salt and pepper, mix again. Serve hot with some tomatoes sprinkled on top.

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

How does your family eat leftover turkey? What are your favorite Leftover Turkey Recipes?

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Leftover Turkey Pasta

Leftover Turkey Pasta Recipe with a creamy sauce is the perfect Ground Turkey Recipe! Other Leftover Turkey Recipes can't beat this easy and delicious turkey pasta! 

Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin!
Course: Entree
Calories: 583 kcal
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bow-tie pasta cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cups leftover turkey pulsed in the food processor or ground
  • 1 cup chopped or sliced bell peppers
  • 1 cup cheese cheddar/mozzarella or any cheese you like
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • oil for frying the onion
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomato

Instructions

  1. Heat couple tablespoons of oil over medium heat in a skillet, add onion and stirring often golden up the onion.
  2. Put the turkey meat through a grinder, or use a food processor to pulse it until fine.
  3. Combine the sautéed onion, cooked pasta, ground turkey meat, pepper, and cheese.
  4. Add the stock and the heavy cream.
  5. Mix everything together and heat through until the cheese is melted and the liquid is absorbed by the pasta. Season with salt and pepper, mix again. Serve hot with some tomatoes sprinkled on top.
Nutrition Facts
Leftover Turkey Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 583 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Potassium 523mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 62g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin A 28.1%
Vitamin C 46.9%
Calcium 18.3%
Iron 12.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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