Turkey and Pasta with Peanut Sauce

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Turkey and Pasta with Peanut Sauce
Ingredients
6
ounces dried fettuccine or linguine
2
cups fresh pea pods, tips trimmed, or one 6-ounce package frozen pea pods
1
cup cooked turkey or chicken strips
1
cup coarsely chopped fresh pineapple or one 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained
1/4
cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
2
tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1
tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1
tablespoon lime juice or lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1
garlic, minced
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, halve the fresh pea pods diagonally. Place the pea pods and chicken in a large colander. Pour hot cooking liquid from pasta over pea pods and chicken in colander; drain well. Return pasta, pea pods, and chicken to the hot pan. Add pineapple.
  2. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan stir chicken broth into peanut butter. Heat and stir with a whisk until peanut butter melts. Stir in soy sauce, lime juice, red pepper, and garlic; heat through.
  3. Add sauce to the pasta mixture. Gently stir to coat pasta with sauce. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Turkey and Pasta with Peanut Sauce)
    Per serving:
  • 317 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 2 g monounsatured fat),
  • 30 mg chol.,
  • 254 mg sodium,
  • 44 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 8 g sugar,
  • 21 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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