Creamy Blush Sauce with Turkey & Penne

  • Prep 10 min.
  • Total 7 hr. 10 min.
  • Serves 8
  • Creamy Blush Sauce with Turkey & Penne
This flavorful dish proves that a slow cooker is a busy mom's best friend.  It's a family favorite that's so good you'll be proud to serve it to company too!

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 3

    pound turkey thighs, skin removed (about 4 thighs)

  • 1

    jar (24 ounces) Prego® Mushroom & Green Pepper Sauce

  • 1/2

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1/2

    cup half and half

  • 1

    pound (1 package) penne pasta, cooked and drained

  • 1/2

    cup grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  • 1

    Place the turkey into a 4-quart slow cooker. Pour the sauce over the turkey and sprinkle with the red pepper.

  • 2

    Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until the turkey is fork-tender. Remove the turkey from the cooker to a cutting board. Let stand for 10 minutes. Remove the turkey meat from the bones.

  • 3

    Stir the turkey meat and the half-and-half in the cooker.  Spoon the turkey mixture over the pasta.  Sprinkle with the cheese.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.

Tips and Tricks - Dicing
YOU DON'T NEED TO BE A CHEF TO COOK LIKE ONE.

Homemade Italian Seasoning

To make your own Italian seasoning, blend together dried basil, oregano, marjoram, thyme, and sage.