Zippy Turkey Ziti

SERVES: 6 portions

RECIPE TIME: 45 - 50 Minutes

What you need:

  • 1½ Cup Whole Wheat Penne Pasta, Dry
  • 2 lbs Ground Turkey
  • 2 Cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • 1 Tsp Parsley
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • ½ Cup Diced Onion
  • ½ Cup Shredded Cheese

What to do:

  1. Make sure to wash your hands before you begin.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot and cook onions and garlic until translucent.
  3. Add turkey and cook until browned.
  4. Add tomato sauce, oregano, and parsley and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until pasta is al dente. Drain and cool.
  6. In a 9 by 13-inch baking dish, pour 1/3 of the simmered turkey and tomato sauce in the bottom of the dish, then 1/3 of the pasta, and then 1/3 of the shredded cheese.
  7. Repeat layering 2 more times.
  8. Cover casserole with foil and place in oven.
  9. Check every 15 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove foil for last 5 minutes of cooking to brown cheese.