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Butternut Squash Noodles with Turkey, Apples & Thyme

5
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
28 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Either spiralize your own squash noodles or look for them already prepped in the produce section of your supermarket.

Ingredients

Cooking spray

3 spray(s)

Regular butter

1¼ tsp(s), divided

Butternut spirals, fresh

4 oz, (about 1 1/2 cups)

Fresh apple(s)

½ medium, Gala or Granny Smith, cut into chunks

Uncooked shallot(s)

1 item(s), sliced

Cooked skinless light turkey meat

½ cup(s), diced

Canned chicken broth

¼ cup(s), fat-free

Fresh thyme

1½ tsp(s), chopped

Table salt

1 pinch

Black pepper

1 pinch, freshly ground

Lemon zest

½ tsp(s), grated

Chopped walnuts

1½ tbsp(s), toasted

Instructions

  1. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add ½ tsp butter and melt over medium heat.
  2. Add “noodles”, apple, and shallot; cover and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until noodles begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in turkey, broth, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until noodles are tender, about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in remaining ¾ tsp butter and lemon zest; moisten with additional broth, if desired. Sprinkle with walnuts; serve.
  5. Makes 1 serving.