BBQ Chili Pasta

This recipe is a wonderful recipe if you like pasta, barbecue and high flavor foods. This meal is quick, easy to make, and delicious to eat. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Try using wagon wheel pasta as a variation.

BBQ Chili Pasta

Category: Healthy Living

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This recipe yields: 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 (8 ounce) package rotini pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 8 ounces ground turkey
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
DIRECTIONS:
  1. In a large pot with boiling salted water cook rotelle pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large non-stick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat, add onion and cook until onion for 2 minutes, or until softened. Add ground turkey and cook until no pink remains, about 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in chopped green bell pepper, corn, chili powder, dried oregano, salt, tomato sauce, and BBQ sauce. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until slightly thickened, about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. In a large serving bowl, combine the turkey mixture with the pasta. Serve immediately.