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Italian Pasta Skillet

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This recipe was so quick to put together and it turned into a nice, hearty meal. I have to admit I was a bit skeptical at first of the uncooked spaghetti and how exactly it was going to get cooked, but it all turned out well in the end!

 

Ingredients:

1 lb. ground turkey breast
1 jar  (28 oz.) spaghetti sauce
2 cups water
8 oz.  spaghetti, uncooked, broken in half
1 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
1/2 cup  Grated Parmesan Cheese
Directions:

1. BROWN turkey in large skillet; drain.

2. STIR in sauce and water; mix well. Bring to boil. Stir in spaghetti. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 15 minutes or until spaghetti is tender.

3. SPRINKLE with cheeses; cover. Cook 2 minutes or until mozzarella cheese is melted.

Serves 4.

Adapted from here.

Mozzarella Pasta Bake

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This dish was the easiest ever! It was so simple to make, but so hearty!

Ingredients:

1/2 lb. Ground Turkey, thawed
1 cup  spaghetti sauce
1-1/2 cups cooked elbow macaroni
1 Tbsp.  Grated Parmesan Cheese
2  Mozzarella Singles
Directions:

1. PREHEAT oven to 375°F. Cook turkey in large skillet until no longer pink, stirring frequently.

2. ADD spaghetti sauce, macaroni and Parmesan cheese; mix well. Spoon into 8-inch square baking dish.

3. BAKE 10 minutes or until heated through. Top with 2% Milk Singles. Bake an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until 2% Milk Singles are melted.

Serves 2.

Adapted from here.

Easy Barbecued Sloppy Joes

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This recipe was okay. It didn’t quite have the sloppy joe taste that I like. The barbecue sauce was too barbecuey!

Ingredients:

1 pkg. (16 oz.) Pure Ground Turkey, thawed
1/2 cup  chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped red pepper
1/4 cup  chopped onion
1 cup Original Barbecue Sauce
4   hamburger buns, split
Directions:

1. COOK turkey in large nonstick skillet until cooked through; drain. Add peppers and onion; cook and stir until tender.

2. ADD barbecue sauce; cook until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.

3. FILL buns with turkey mixture.

Serves 4.

Turkey Meatloaf

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What a nice spin on the traditional ground beef meatloaf. This dish came together simply and quickly.

Ingredients:

1 pkg. (16 oz.) Ground Turkey, thawed
1/2 cup  old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1 small onion, chopped
1   egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup ketchup, divided
Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix all ingredients except 1/4 cup of the ketchup.

2. Shape into loaf in 12×8-inch baking dish.

3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until cooked through. Let stand 5 minutes. Top with remaining 1/4 cup ketchup.

 

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