Ground Turkey Alfredo
Making ground turkey Alfredo is easy and the end result is delicious, family friendly, and perfect for meal prep! This is an easy Alfredo recipe that you can make with ground turkey! Our collection of ground turkey recipes will help you plan healthy meals all month long.
If you are looking for a great way to take some ground turkey and turn it into something delicious and indulgent you are in the right place. This delicious ground turkey Alfredo recipe is an easy weeknight meal that feels fancy enough to serve on special occasions.
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We love making recipes like this for meal prep too because it holds up well throughout the week in the fridge. You can take it for lunches on the go or throw it in the microwave to heat it up quickly for weeknights when things are extra hectic.
Why should I use ground turkey for my recipes?
Using ground turkey is a great idea when you are planning family friendly and budget friendly meals. It’s cheaper than ground beef and it has less cholesterol than ground chicken. You can find ground turkey in almost any grocery store.
It’s a great lower fat option and it helps you cut down on calories when compared to other meats you might use in an hearty pasta recipe like this ground turkey Alfredo.
Typically Alfredo is a white cream sauce that is made from butter, parmesan cheese, and heavy cream. We will be using bottled sauce but you could make your own with a simple recipe like this easy Alfred sauce.
Alfredo is usually paired with pasta, some meats like chicken and other Italian classics, and today…we’re using ground turkey! It makes a great alternative to having to use chicken breasts.
This recipe uses linguine noodles, ground turkey, alfredo sauce, milk, sliced mushrooms, frozen broccoli, and parmesan cheese!
That’s all it takes to make this delicious meal. This recipe comes together so quickly and easily. If you have prepped your ground turkey in advance you can also throw this one together even faster.
You can easily reduce the points on this recipe by using lean turkey breast, whole wheat pasta, light alfredo sauce, and low fat milk. I calculated on the app by adding individual ingredients. (Never use the nutrition facts on a recipe because the recipe doesn’t know what ingredients you are using. 14 points for me.
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Some things that are great to have on hand when prepping meals like this are a cutting board, sharp knives, and storage containers.
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Let’s dive in and see how easy it is to make this delicious ground turkey Alfredo. It’s one of my favorite weeknight meals that I know the whole family will devour without complaint!
Add the ground turkey to a large skillet. Stir in alfredo sauce, milk, parmesan cheese and mushrooms. Cook on medium and bring the mixture to a simmer/slight bubbling.
Add the cooked pasta to the sauce mixture. Stir well and reduce heat to medium-low.
Microwave broccoli florets according to package instructions and stir into alfredo sauce until all ingredients are well-combined.
If you have ground turkey that you need to use or you want to spice up your meal plan with some easy and inexpensive recipes these ground turkey recipes will be a hit! Try out all of these great recipes and let us know which ones are your favorites!
- Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes
- Ground Turkey Unstuffed Peppers
- Ground Turkey Pizza
- Ground Turkey Soup With Beans
- Ground Turkey Stuffed Potato Skins
- Ground Turkey Potato Casserole
Ground Turkey Alfredo
- 8 oz linguine noodles, cooked according to package directions
- 2 cups ground turkey, cooked
- 1 15-oz jar light alfredo sauce
- ⅓ cup milk
- 1 small can of sliced mushrooms
- 10 oz package steam-in-bag frozen broccoli florets
- ½ cup parmesan cheese
- Add the ground turkey to a large skillet. Stir in alfredo sauce, milk, parmesan cheese and mushrooms.
- Cook on medium and bring the mixture to a simmer/slight bubbling.
- Add the cooked pasta to the sauce mixture. Stir well and reduce heat to medium-low.
- Microwave broccoli florets according to package instructions and stir into alfredo sauce until all ingredients are well-combined.
- To lighten up and reduce WW points the recipe be sure to use lean ground turkey, low fat alfredo sauce, whole wheat linguine, and low fat milk.