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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1½ pounds turkey breast, skinless, boneless
1 14-ounce box bowtie pasta
¾ cup pesto
2 cups chopped green or red pepper
1 small can sliced ripe olives (2.25 ounces)


  1. Cut turkey into cubes. Stir fry 5 minutes, adding water if needed to prevent sticking.
  2. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain.
  3. Combine turkey, pasta, pesto, and peppers.
Total time: 25 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 11 servings, 1 cup each
Amount Per Serving
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 90
Total Fat 10 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Sodium 204 mg
Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Protein 25 g
Exchange 2 starch, 2 lean meat
Carbohydrate Units 2

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