Rigatoni with Ground Turkey and Vegetables

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 530.3
  • Total Fat: 16.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.1 mg
  • Sodium: 399.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 70.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.9 g
  • Protein: 26.1 g

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A healthy alternative to ground beef. A healthy alternative to ground beef.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 pound rigatoni pasta
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 pound ground turkey
    1 Green bell pepper, chopped
    1 red bell pepper, chopped
    2 cups broccoli florets
    1 tablespoon minced garlic
    1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed
    2 cans (14 1/2 oz each) stewed tomatoes
    1 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese


1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook as package directs until firm-tender.

2. While pasta water come to a boil and pasta cooks: Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; saute 8-9 minutes until done. Remove with a slotted spoon; set aside.

3. Add peppers, broccoli, garlic and fennel seeds to skillet. Cook, stirring often, 7-8 minutes until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes and sausage, increase heat to high and cook uncovered, stirring often, 2 minutes or until hot.

4. Drain pasta; return to pot. Add sausage mixture; toss to mix. Spoon into a serving dish; top with mozzarella cheese.

This recipe makes about 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HEAVENLYCHILD83.

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  • Very Good
    I didn't put sausage in it, added more vegetables and used whole wheat pasta as well. My fiance' and I both liked it and it makes great leftovers. - 6/19/09

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  • I see sausage in the directions but not in the ingredients list. - 6/7/09

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  • Good
    I made this for my family and they really liked it. I did not add the brocolli however and insted sauted an onion as well as replaced one of the stewed tomatoes with diced tomatoes. Will put on my make again list. - 11/20/08

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  • Awesome!!! Tastes good and its healthy!! - 11/8/08

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  • Very Good
    I really liked this recipe I added more veggies just to make it healthier and used whole wheat pasta - 11/3/08

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