Pesto Turkey and Pasta

Five ingredients and less than 20 minutes is all you’ll need to whip up this pesto-perked pasta dish!

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 17 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked farfalle (bow-tie) pasta (6 ounces)
2
cups cubed cooked turkey breasts
1/2
cup basil pesto
1/2
cup coarsely chopped roasted red bell peppers
Sliced ripe olives, if desired

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package in 3-quart saucepan.
  • 2 Mix hot cooked pasta, turkey, pesto and bell peppers in same saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until hot.
  • 3 Garnish with olives.

Expert Tips

Look for roasted red peppers in small jars near the pickles, olives and relishes in the supermarket. Pesto comes in a variety of flavors and is found in the refrigerated section or condiment section of the supermarket.

Make it special! Top off this tasty pasta dish with grated Parmesan cheese and crushed red pepper.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
170 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
18 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
60 mg
60 %;
Sodium
310 mg
310 %;
Total Carbohydrate
36 g
36 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
29 g
29 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
26%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
14%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 3 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.