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Clean Eating Mexican Pumpkin Rotini Recipe

Clean Eating Mexican Pumpkin Rotini

A deliciously nutritious option for pasta night!

Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 10 servings
Calories 125 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 lb. frozen, organic corn
  • 1 1/4 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (canned or fresh
  • salt to taste after cooking
  • fresh, chopped cilantro for garnish
  • whole grain rotini pasta cooked separately to package directions
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Saut√© the onions in the coconut oil until they become translucent.

  2. Add corn and cook for about 1-2 minutes.

  3. Add the turkey, being sure to stir well so it crumbles well.

  4. Stir in the spices.

  5. When the turkey is very nearly done, add the chicken broth and the pumpkin. This will create a bit of a sauce.

  6. When the meat is done, cool slightly and ladle over pasta. Top with fresh cilantro and serve.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible. Data does not include pasta.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Mexican Pumpkin Rotini
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 63mg3%
Potassium 388mg11%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 4345IU87%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.