Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Turkey Zucchini Pasta

One night after work feeling tired but still in the mood to cook. The first thing that came to mind was pasta as I had most of the ingredients at home already. All I needed to pick up was some ground turkey and fresh basil. 
Turkey Zucchini Pasta
  • pasta
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 med. onion - diced
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 can of crush tomatoes
  • 1 zucchini - diced
  • dried oregano 
  • balsamic vinegar
  • brown sugar
  • chili flakes
  • grated cheese 
  • fresh basil

  1. Bring pot of water to boil for pasta 
  2. Heat a pan with oil, add the diced onion, ground turkey, brown then add minced garlic-sautee for a minute. Add crushed tomatoes with juice. Bring to a gentle simmer
  3. Add the oregano, chili flakes, sugar, a quick drizzle of balsamic vinegar and zucchini, stir.
  4. Done when zucchini are cooked
Another delicious simple pasta dish!
Isn't it always nice
 to come home to 
 a well stocked kitchen *


pass the cheese please.....


lequan said...

Oh my, this looks delicious! Definitely great to come home to a stocked kitchen. Great recipe!

Belinda @zomppa said...

Classic. That sauce looks like a perfect end-of-long-day meal.

Sandra said...

Wonderful recipe..love the sauce!Nicely done!

Anonymous said...

What a great recipe! Love all the ingredients!

Monet said...

I love recipes that taste delicious but don't require a lot of special ingredients or work. This would make a great meal any night of the week. I hope you have a wonderful end to your week. Thanks for brightening my day!

tigerfish said...

Complete one-dish meal :)

Roxan said...

Oh, this pasta looks so hearty and healthy! :)
By the way - I love love love the name of your blog. It's so cute!

Pam said...

Mmmmmm, it looks delicious.