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Greek Turkey and Pasta

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  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 5
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Looking for a no-fuss dinner for five? Try this Mediterranean-inspired pasta dish that’s ready in 35 minutes.

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (7 oz)
1
package (20 oz) lean (at least 90%) ground turkey
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/2
cup sliced ripe olives
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
medium cucumber, thickly sliced, slices quartered (about 1 cup)
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender and turkey is no longer pink; drain.
  • 3 Stir in olives, tomatoes, tomato sauce, oregano, garlic salt and cucumber. Reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve over pasta; sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

Pita bread is an authentic accompaniment to this meal.

In place of the ripe olives, use a mixture of Greek olives. Look for Greek olives in the deli section of your grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (About 1 1/2 Cups)
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
970mg
40%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
Sugars
6g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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