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Economy Bites 2: Ground Turkey Penne Bake

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Ingredients
  Lean ground turkey 1 Pound (93% Lean)
  White onion 1⁄2 Medium, diced
  Mushrooms 8 Ounce, chopped (1 Package, Raw)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), diced
  Whole wheat penne 7 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Box)
  Tomato sauce 24 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Parmesan cheeses 16 Ounce (1 Bottle)
  Italian seasoning 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh rosemary/Dried rosemary 1⁄2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Preheat oven to 350

-Mix turkey in a bowl with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

-Dice onion, garlic, and mushrooms – sauté onions and garlic on medium heat in pot w/ olive oil for about 5 minutes, until they're soft. Add mushrooms and sauté a few minutes more, until mushrooms are brown.

-Put water on to boil for pasta

-Add turkey to pot w/ onion, garlic and mushrooms. Let it brown. Once brown (it'll take a few minutes) add jar of sauce and rosemary. Bring sauce to a boil then turn heat down and simmer.

-By now, water should be boiling. Add full box of pasta. Let sauce simmer until pasta is done.

-Once pasta is cooked (8-10 minutes) rinse it and pour it all into a glass pyrex or ceramic baking dish. Add saucey-turkey and mix. Top w/ parmesan cheese, about 3/4 a bottle to whole bottle to create a crust.

-Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes, until cheese on top is golden and crispy.

Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Juicy
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Interest: 
Quick
Servings: 
3

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