Creamy Turkey Fettuccine

Creamy Turkey Fettuccine

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 35 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 20 min

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Most creamy pasta sauces are made with butter, cream and cheese, packing the sauce with fat and calories. This version uses fat-free sour cream as a base and features lean turkey tenderloin. The result? A delicious entree at 325 calories per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 2 cups
Calories per serving: 325
Total Fat 2.4g 4%
Sodium 285mg 12%

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces spinach fettuccine
  • 2/3 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 4 tsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 3/4 pound turkey breast tenderloin, cut into strips
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic

Step by Step:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. While pasta cooks, stir together sour cream, water and flour until smooth. Add thyme and pepper.
  3. Heat a large non-stick skillet coated with vegetable cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms in a single layer and cook until well browned, cooking in batches if necessary. Add green onions and cook 1 minute. Remove and keep warm.
  4. Season turkey with salt; add to skillet and cook just until turkey is cooked through. Add mushrooms and sour cream mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 2 minutes. Serve over hot cooked pasta.
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