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Party-Time Pasta

Party-Time Pasta

55 Ratings
55 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 30 minutes

A tasty and colorful dish that the whole family will enjoy. Use whatever frozen veggies you have on hand. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound turkey, 85% lean ground
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 can tomatoes, crushed (14 1/2 ounces, low sodium)
  • 2 cups chicken broth, reduced sodium (14.5 ounces)
  • 2 cups pasta, bow-tie, uncooked
  • 3 cups frozen vegetables such as carrots, broccoli and cauliflower, thawed
Tasty Topping:
  • 1/2 cup parsley (chopped fresh, or dried)
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs, seasoned, dry
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

1. Heat a large nonstick pan over medium heat. Add ground turkey and paprika. Cook and stir until meat is brown and no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

2. Stir in tomatoes, chicken broth and pasta. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until pasta is almost tender, about 10-15 minutes.

3. Remove lid. Place vegetables on top of pasta. Replace lid. Cook until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.

4. Prepare the Tasty Topping. Mix parsley, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle over vegetables in skillet. Cover and let sit for 3 minutes before serving.

Source:

Kids… Get Cooking!
California Department of Health Services
California Children’s 5-A-Day Power Play Campaign

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup prepared pasta, 1/6 of recipe (265g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 312
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 346 mg
Carbohydrates 45 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 18 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 124 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 519 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 312
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 5 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 30 mg
Carbohydrates 45 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 18 g
Minerals
Calcium 124 mg
Potassium 519 mg
Sodium 346 mg
Copper 343 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 57 mg
Phosphorus 232 mg
Selenium 32 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 247 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.5 mg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 108 mcg
Folate 131 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 6 mg
Choline 58 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces

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