Thai Turkey Pasta

Culinary Setting
Home
Meal Type
Leftovers, Lunch, Main Course, Entrée
Difficulty
Easy
Time
20 MIN

About this Dish

Who said leftovers can’t be fun (and just as delicious the second time around)? Thai turkey pasta is just the ticket to travel through your taste buds and use up all that extra food in the fridge!

Servings
4
Cuisine
Asian
Cooking Style
Quick and Easy, Stovetop
Product
Cooked Turkey
Dish Type
Pasta

Ingredients

3/4 lb fresh or dried linguine or fettuccini

3/4 c turkey broth or reduced-sodium chicken broth

1/2 lb cooked turkey, shredded or cut into strips

1/4 c seasoned rice vinegar

2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce

1 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced

1 tbsp fresh garlic, minced

1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 c fresh cilantro, chopped

2 tbsp lime juice

2 tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped

1/4 c fresh green onions, chopped

4 lime wedges for garnish

Directions

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions.

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, mix together broth, rice vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, add turkey and immediately reduce to a gentle simmer for 1 to 2 minutes.

Drain the pasta. In a large bowl, combine pasta with turkey mixture. Add cilantro and lime juice.

Sprinkle with peanuts and green onions. Serve immediately, garnished with lime wedges.