Mamma Ang's Cavatini

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Angie Webb

By
@angwebb3

My mother used to make cavatini for me on special occasions. Unfortunately, I never got her recipe. So, I came up with the closest I could find and added some lower fat options since I try to make healthy food for my family. My kids LOVE it (had seconds AND thirds!). I hope you like it too.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This cavatini recipe will make your house smell like a pizzeria! We loved using whole wheat pasta, ground turkey, and turkey pepperoni. It helps to make this recipe a little healthier. The contrast of the meat sauce mixed with the creamy meat mixture is perfectly balanced and divine. Butter some garlic bread and toss together a green salad for a completely delicious meal. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 29 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1
    yellow onion, chopped
  • 6 oz
    turkey pepperoni
  • 1 jar(s)
    any (red) spaghetti sauce w/garlic
  • 1 c
    whole wheat elbow macaroni
  • 1 c
    whole wheat penne
  • 1 c
    whole wheat rotini
  • 2 1/2 c
    low-fat mozzarella cheese, separated
  • 16 oz
    low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 tsp
    Italian seasoning

How to Make Mamma Ang's Cavatini

About Mamma Ang's Cavatini

Course/Dish: Turkey Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Perfect Pastas
Hashtag: #cavatini



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