SPAGHETTI WITH TURKEY MEAT SAUCE
Using nonstick cooking spray, ground turkey, and no added salt helps
to make this classic dish heart-healthy.
|as needed ||nonstick cooking spray
|1 lb ||ground turkey
|1 can ||(28 oz) tomatoes, cut up
|1 C ||finely chopped green pepper
|1 C ||finely chopped onion
|2 cloves || garlic, minced
|1 tsp ||dried oregano, crushed
|1 tsp ||black pepper
|1 lb ||spaghetti, uncooked
Yield: 6 servings--Serving Size: 5 oz sauce and 9 oz spaghetti
Spray a large skillet with nonstick spray coating. Preheat over high heat.
Add turkey; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Drain fat and discard.
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.)
Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in unsalted water. Drain well.
Serve sauce over spaghetti.
Each serving provides:
Total fat: 5 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 60 mg
Sodium: 280 mg