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Hearty Turkey Burger Stew

No recipe image available.A hearty, low-fat and satisfying vegetable and pasta stew with lean ground turkey.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound ground turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black ground pepper
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves - divided use
2 (14.5-ounce each) cans fat-free chicken broth
1/3 cup ditalini or other small pasta
2 1/2 cups any frozen vegetable blend (do not thaw)
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch

Cooking Directions:

  1. Crumble and cook ground turkey, onion, garlic, salt and pepper in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat until meat is done and onions are softened.
  2. Add chicken broth, tomato sauce, thyme, pasta and vegetables; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender.
  3. In small bowl, stir together water and cornstarch until smooth. Add to pan with meatballs. Cook and stir until broth is thickened. Serve.

Makes 6 servings.