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
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.