Sunday, January 12, 2014

Easy Pasta With Turkey and Broccoli Recipe

Pasta With Turkey and Broccoli
Pasta With Turkey and Broccoli
Liven up a basic pasta recipe with aromatic fennel seed, garlic, and crushed red pepper.
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:


  • 3/4 pound orecchiette
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • kosher salt


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions, adding the broccoli during the last minute. Drain and return the pasta and broccoli to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the turkey, garlic, fennel seed, and red pepper and cook, breaking up the meat with a spoon, until browned, 3 to 5 minutes; season with ½ teaspoon salt.
  3. Toss the turkey mixture with the pasta and broccoli and the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil. Serve with Parmesan.

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 582
  • Fat 19g
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 333mg
  • Protein 35g
  • Carbohydrate 67g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Calcium 41mg

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