• Spaghetti With Turkey Meat Sauce

    Using nonstick cooking spray, ground turkey, and no added salt helps to make this classic dish heart-healthy.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 5-ounce sauce and 9-ounce spaghetti
    Calories 330
    Total Fat 5 g
    Saturated Fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 60 mg
    Sodium 280 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 6

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Nonstick cooking spray, as needed  
    Ground turkey 1 pound
    (28-ounce) tomatoes, cut up 1 can
    Finely chopped green pepper 1 cup
    Finely chopped onion 1 cup
    Garlic, minced 2 cloves
    Dried oregano, crushed 1 teaspoon
    Black pepper 1 teaspoon
    Spaghetti, uncooked 1 pound
    Directions
    1. Spray a large skillet with nonstick spray coating. Preheat over high heat.
    2. Add turkey; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Drain fat and discard.
    3. Stir in tomatoes with their juice, green pepper, onion, garlic, oregano, and black pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer covered for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cover; simmer for 15 minutes more. (If you like a creamier sauce, give sauce a whirl in your blender or food processor.)
    4. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in unsalted water. Drain well.
    5. Serve sauce over spaghetti.

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