Leftover Turkey Bow-tie Pasta

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

Black Friday coincidentally falls on the same day as the all-you-can-eat-leftover-turkey-day. So after you come back from a day of shopping, if you do that kind of thing, you will want to make something quick with all that turkey that’s left from yesterday. So here’s something we make every year. It’s simple, kids love it and very delicious. Try it and let me know what you think!

Leftover Turkey Bow-tie Pasta

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb bow-tie pasta, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3  cups leftover turkey, pulsed in the food processor or ground
  • 1 cup chopped or sliced bell peppers
  • 1 cup cheese, cheddar/mozzarella or any cheese you like
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Oil for frying the onion
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomato

Preparation:
Heat couple tablespoons of oil over medium heat in a skillet, add onion and stirring often golden up the onion

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Put the turkey meat through a grinder, or use a food processor to pulse it until fine.

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

Combine the sautéed onion, cooked pasta, ground turkey meat, pepper, and cheese.

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

Add the stock.

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

and the heavy cream.

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

Mix everything together and heat through until the cheese is melted and the liquid is absorbed by the pasta. Season with salt and pepper, mix again. Serve hot with some tomatoes sprinkled on top.

Bow-tie pasta with leftover turkey, cheese and peppers. Great leftover turkey recipe!

 

Leftover Turkey Bow-tie Pasta

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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bow-tie pasta, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cups leftover turkey, pulsed in the food processor or ground
  • 1 cup chopped or sliced bell peppers
  • 1 cup cheese, cheddar/mozzarella or any cheese you like
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • Oil for frying the onion
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomato

Instructions

  1. Heat couple tablespoons of oil over medium heat in a skillet, add onion and stirring often golden up the onion.
  2. Put the turkey meat through a grinder, or use a food processor to pulse it until fine.
  3. Combine the sautéed onion, cooked pasta, ground turkey meat, pepper, and cheese.
  4. Add the stock and the heavy cream.
  5. Mix everything together and heat through until the cheese is melted and the liquid is absorbed by the pasta. Season with salt and pepper, mix again. Serve hot with some tomatoes sprinkled on top.

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