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Turkey pesto and broccoli pasta

This fun, easy and healthy protein packed pasta dish is a great addition to your weeknight dinners. This meal will become a 'go-to' for almost every week as it satisfies the taste-buds of foodies all around.

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 15 mins

Total time: 30 mins

Servings: 4

Calories per serving: 420 kcal


  • 180g of whole-wheat fusilli pasta

  • 3 cups small broccoli florets

  • 200g of shredded cooked turkey or chicken

  • 1 cup of tomatoes, halved

  • ¾ cup prepared pesto

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta; cook for 3 minutes less than package directions. Add broccoli and continue cooking until the pasta is tender and the broccoli is tender-crisp, about 3 minutes more. Drain and return the pasta and broccoli to the pot.

  • Stir in turkey, tomatoes, pesto, lemon juice, and salt. Divide among 4 plates and top each serving with Parmesan and pepper.

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