Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Turkey Pasta

Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Turkey Pasta

A ground turkey pasta dish served in a sweet and spicy pumpkin sauce. Tastes unhealthy but is actually low in fat!
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Spray a deep skillet with cooking spray. Add onions and cook over medium heat until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add ground turkey and cook until no longer pink, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Step 2

    Pour chicken broth into the skillet and bring to a boil. Add pumpkin puree, milk, chipotle peppers, sugar, sage, black pepper, cinnamon, coriander, pumpkin pie spice, and nutmeg. Reduce to a simmer; cook until pasta ready.
  3. Step 3

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add 1 tablespoon salt and rotini. Cook the rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain.
  4. Step 4

    Stir cooked pasta into the skillet with the turkey-pumpkin sauce until evenly coated.