Quick Turkey Cacciatore Pasta


Preparation5 minutes
Cook time10 minutes
ServingsServes 6


  • 1/2 lb of Leftover Cooked Turkey, dark meat preferably
  • 1 Small Onion, diced
  • 3 cups Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp (or to taste) Chili Pepper Paste
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1/2 cup White Wine
  • 28oz Jar of Marinara Sauce, or preferably, homemade tomato basil marinara
  • Fresh Basil Leaves
  • Freshly Grated Parmiggiano
  • 1 lb Short Cut Pasta, of your choice such as penne or rigatoni
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


    1) Fill a large pot with water, sprinkle in a good amount of salt and bring to a boil.

    2) In a large skillet with high sides, cook the onions, mushrooms and garlic in the olive oil over medium high heat for about 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent, add the pepper paste and stir it in.

    3) Add the wine and let it reduce for about a minute.

    4) Add the marinara sauce and shredded cooked turkey and cook the sauce all together for about 4 to 5 minutes.

    5) Drain the pasta, put it back in the same pot, add the sauce along with fresh basil and a good amount (about 1/2 cup) of freshly grated parmiggiano. Stir all together and serve!

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