Adapted from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
Using nonstick cooking spray, ground turkey, and no added salt helps to make this classic dish heart-healthy.
5-ounce sauce and 9-ounce spaghetti
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
Nonstick cooking spray, as needed
(28-ounce) tomatoes, cut up
Finely chopped green pepper
Finely chopped onion
Dried oregano, crushed
Spray a large skillet with nonstick spray coating. Preheat over high heat.
Add turkey; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Drain fat and discard.
Stir in tomatoes with their juice, green pepper, onion, garlic, oregano, and black pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer covered for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cover; simmer for 15 minutes more. (If you like a creamier sauce, give sauce a whirl in your blender or food processor.)
Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in unsalted water. Drain well.
Serve sauce over spaghetti.
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