Healthy pasta fiesta

Healthy Pasta Fiesta Recipe

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sherry monfils


My father use to make this but w/ ground beef and full fat cheese, I just healthified it, lol!


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20 Min
35 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1 box
    penne pasta
  • 2
    16 oz jars favorite salsa
  • 1
    15 oz can black beans, drained
  • 2 c
    reduced-fat shredded mexican cheese

How to Make Healthy pasta fiesta


  1. Heat oven to 350. Lightly spray a 9" x 13" casserole dish w/ cooking spray. In skillet, over med-high heat, brown ground turkey fully.
  2. Place turkey in lg bowl. Cook pasta as directed, drain. Put in bowl w/ turkey. Mix in salsa and beans.
  3. spread half the mix into casserole dish, sprinkle w/ cheese. repeat layers. Cover, bake 35 mins. You can serve w/ some light sour cream and chopped black olives to make it even more tasty!

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About Healthy pasta fiesta

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom

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