Creamy Cajun Turkey Pasta


Preparation15 minutes
Cook time30 minutes
ServingsServes 6


  • 1 lb of Cooked Shredded Leftover Turkey or chicken
  • 3 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter
  • 1 lb of Penne Pasta
  • 1 Yellow Onion, diced
  • 1 Bell Pepper, diced
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp of Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 cup of Chicken Stock
  • 1-1/2 cups of Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup of Grated Parm
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup of Chopped Parsley


    1) Fill a large pot with water, add a generous pinch of salt, bring to a boil.

    2) In a large skillet over medium heat, add the butter, once melted, add the onions, pepper and garlic along with a pinch of salt and saute for 5 to 7 minutes or until softened, add the cajun seasoning and leftover turkey, toss to warm through for a few minutes then add the stock and cream and allow to simmer for about 8 to 10 minutes.

    3) While the sauce is cooking, add the pasta to the boiling water, cook for about 7 minutes, reserve some of the cooking water then drain the pasta well.

    4) Add the pasta to the sauce along with about 1/4 cup of the water, parm and parsley and cook for a few minutes until the sauce thickens and the pasta is al dente.

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