Pasta with Smoked Turkey and Black Pepper Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Crushed black peppercorns2 Teaspoon
 Dry white wine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Heavy cream1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Snipped marjoram/1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Fettuccine/Linguine/thin spaghetti8 Ounce
 Smoked turkey breast8 Ounce, cut into julienne strips
 Cherry tomatoes8 , quartered
 Snipped chives2 Tablespoon
 Freshly grated parmesan cheese1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 465 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.6%

Saturated Fat 16.3 g81.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 114.4 mg

Sodium 161.5 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.7%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 16 g31.6%

Vitamin A 27.3% Vitamin C 13.8%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Take a 10-inch skillet and keep on medium heat, melt butter and add peppercorns and onion and cook for ½ a minute.
2. Stir in wine and simmer for 5 minutes or till there is hardly any liquid.
3. Mix marjoram and cream and cook for 5 minutes or till sauce reaches desired consistency. Add salt.
4. Take a 6-quart stockpot or Dutch oven, add boiling salted water and cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes or till it turns firm-tender. Drain excessive water.
5. Transfer pasta back to Dutch oven.

6. Mix turkey, tomatoes and sauce to pasta, toss and heat thoroughly.
7. Take a serving bowl and transfer pasta.
8. Top with chives.

9. Serve hot with Parmesan cheese.